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Recent TAASA Events

The Pagoda in Chinese Art and Architecture

Tue, Jun 4, 2019
Member's home (Brisbane, Queensland)

Hear the story of the pagoda and look at representations of pagodas in ceramics.

Japanese Mountain Asceticism

Mon, Jun 3, 2019
Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Shugendo is the ancient Japanese religion which links the power of nature and the mountains with the mundane world.

VIP Event for "Asian Works of Art" Auction

Thu, May 16, 2019
Leonard Joel Auctioneers (South Yarra, Victoria)

Attend a VIP champagne opening for the "Asian Works of Art" auction

Asian Art Viewing at Bonhams

Thu, May 16, 2019
Bonhams (Woollahra, NSW)

View Chinese paintings and works of art in the upcoming Bonhams Asian art sale and hear a talk by Yvett Klein, Bonhams Asian Art expert.

Batik Peranakan or Batik Nonya?

Tue, May 14, 2019
SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

The Batik produced by the Peranakan Chinese in Java that were also widely used by the Nyonya in the British Straits Settlement is known as Batik Cina (Chinese Peranakan) or Batik Peranakan.

Illuminating Islamic Ceramics

Tue, May 7, 2019
UNSW Art & Design (COFA) (Paddington, NSW)

The spread of the Islamic faith also facilitated its culture and art through the ancient world. This meeting is focussed primarily on the ceramics of Iran.

Jin and Local Lords of the Earth

Mon, May 6, 2019
Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

The belief in Jin and guardian spirits played a central role in the spread of Islam in Java in the 16th to 18th century.

A Private Collection of Japanese Ceramics

Sun, May 5, 2019
Member’s home (Melbourne, VIC)

View a private collection of Japanese ceramics including Hirado, Arita and tea-related ceramics from Kyoto,

Last Days of APT9 Tour & Afternoon Tea

Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane, Queensland)

Take a tour of APT9 before it closes, then enjoy ANZAC cookies and afternoon tea on the lawn.

More past events

Lao New Year

Sat, Apr 13, 2019 - National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, ACT)

Spirits and Djinn from the Islamic Worlds

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Textile Connections between Indonesia and Japan

Sat, Mar 30, 2019 - Brisbane Square Library (Brisbane, Queensland)

Five Centuries of Tapis

Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - S H Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

TAASA Victoria Imari Exhibition Tour

Wed, Mar 6, 2019 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, VIC)

Love the Buddha, Fear the Nat

Mon, Mar 4, 2019 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

TAASA Queensland Indian Decorative Arts Seminar

Sun, Feb 24, 2019 - QAGOMA seminar room (South Brisbane, QLD)

TAASA Queensland Dinner and Lecture

Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - Members Home (Brisbane, QLD)

TAASA Visit to APT9

Sat, Feb 23, 2019 - QAGOMA (South Brisbane, QLD)

Animal Magic

Tue, Feb 12, 2019 - UNSW Art & Design (COFA), Block F, Room 202 (Paddington, New South Wales)

Imagined Worlds and Supernatural Beings in Contemporary Chinese Art, followed by Lunar New Year Supper

Mon, Feb 4, 2019 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Film Screening - 1000 Hands of the Guru: Saving Bhutan’s Sacred Arts

Thu, Nov 29, 2018 - State Library of Queensland (South Bank, Queensland)

TAASA NSW End of Year Party

Tue, Nov 27, 2018 - S.H. Ervin Gallery (Observatory Hill, NSW)

TAASA QLD End of Year Party - International Pot Luck Meal and World Tea Gathering Event.

Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - Member's Home (St Lucia, Queensland)

Austronesian Migrations and the Textiles and Sculpture of Southeast Asia

Tue, Nov 13, 2018 - S.H. Ervin Gallery (Observatory Hill, NSW)

OZASIA Festival in Adelaide

Thu, Nov 8, 2018 to Mon, Nov 12, 2018 - Adelaide (Adelaide, South Australia)

Asian Art Viewing at Bonhams

Thu, Nov 8, 2018 - Bonhams (Woollahra, NSW)

TAASA QLD Ceramic interest Group Show and Tell

Tue, Oct 16, 2018 - Member's Home (St Lucia, Queensland)

TAASA QLD Visit to Mt Mee Farm

Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - Member's Home (Mt Mee, Queensland)

An Exclusive Preview of Leonard Joel's Melbourne Auction: 'Asian Art'

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - Leonard Joel Auctions (South Yarra, Victoria)

A Private Viewing in Sydney of Leonard Joel's Upcoming Auction: 'Asian Art'

Thu, Sep 27, 2018 - Leonard Joel Auctions (Woollahra, NSW)

A Day at the NGA - A Full Days Program at the National Gallery of Australia

Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, ACT)

Creating and Living in a Vedic Home

Mon, Sep 17, 2018 - Member's Home (Willow Vale, Queensland)

Sharing your Passion: Pattern and Ornamentation in Indian Textiles

Tue, Sep 11, 2018 - S.H. Ervin Gallery (Observatory Hill, NSW)

TAASA at MAAS (Powerhouse Museum)

Thu, Sep 6, 2018 - Power House Museum (Ultimo, NSW)

Colours Symposium

Sat, Aug 25, 2018 - UNSW Art & Design (Paddington, NSW)

Melbourne Art Fair Lunch

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 - TBA (Melbourne, Victoria)

Korean Ceramics

Tue, Jul 31, 2018 - Member's Home (St Lucia, Queensland)

Indian Magic

Mon, Jul 30, 2018 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Qld Textile Interest Group Show and Tell

Mon, Jul 23, 2018 - Member's Home (St Lucia, Queensland)

Discovering the Batik in the Collection of the National Gallery of Australia

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 - S.H. Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

Leonard Joel's Auction of 'The Bolster Collection of Asian and Ethnographic Artefacts'

Thu, Jul 5, 2018 - Leonard Joel Auctions (South Yarra, Victoria)

Japanese Gardens as Art

Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

The Burrangong Affray - an artist led Gallery Tour

Fri, Jun 29, 2018 - 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Haymarket, NSW)

Japonisme: a Revolution in Arts and Design

Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Victoria)

Jakuchū’s Pleasure Garden and Beyond

Mon, Jun 4, 2018 - Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

Travelling Edmund de Waal's White Road: The Development of Porcelain in China and Europe

Sat, May 19, 2018 - UNSW Art & Design (COFA) (Paddington, NSW)

Tales From the East - An Illustrated Talk by Lindie Ward

Tue, May 8, 2018 - S.H. Ervin Gallery, Boardroom (Millers Point, NSW)

Utamaro's Picture Books

Mon, May 7, 2018 - Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

TAASA Auction Preview at Bonhams

Thu, May 3, 2018 - Bonhams (Woollahra, NSW)

Decorating Japanese Matcha Cookies

Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - Member's Home (Brisbane, Queensland)