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Upcoming TAASA Events

Bird and Flower Painting on Asian Ceramics

Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Members House (Brisbane, QLD)

Join us for an ANZAC Day afternoon tea to discuss ‘Bird and Flower’ motifs on Asian ceramics.

Contemporary Indian Textiles

Mon, May 1, 2017
Members House (Brisbane, QLD)

On this May Day afternoon tea event, join a discussion about the colourful world of contemporary Indian textiles and hear travellers' tales about textile hunting in India.

Special Lecture on Ritual with Four Post-Graduate Students

Mon, May 1, 2017
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

A special session of four post-graduate students from the University of Sydney giving talks on Southeast Asian ritual topics.

For Gods, Kings and Ancestors: Ritual Ceramics in Asia

Sat, May 13, 2017
COFA (Paddington, NSW)

Enjoy a morning exploring the role that ceramics have played in the ceremonial life of various Asian societies, whether in religious or court context.

Art From The Heart

Thu, May 18, 2017
M16 Artspace (Griffith, ACT)

Her Excellency, Naela Chohan, High Commissioner for Pakistan in Canberra will speak, sharing her thoughts on one of her great interests, advocacy for women through art.

Indian Textiles at the National Gallery of Victoria

Fri, May 19, 2017
National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, VIC)

Join Carol Cains, Curator of Asian Art at the NGV, for a private viewing of Indian textiles recently acquired by the Gallery.

TAASA 2017 Lecture Series - Rituals of Southeast Asia

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 to Mon, Jul 3, 2017
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

The ever popular TAASA lecture series is back in 2017 with five lectures on Rituals in Southeast Asia from March through July.

Viewing of the NGV’s Exhibition Buddha’s Smile

Fri, Jun 9, 2017
National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, VIC)

Join Dr Mae Anna Pang, Wayne Crothers and Carol Cains, Curators of Asian Art at the NGV, for a special viewing of the new exhibition Buddha’s Smile.