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Upcoming TAASA Events


Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Sodeisha was an avant-garde ceramics movement in Kyoto and was one of the first clear expressions of modernism in Japanese ceramics

Acquisition Stories

Tue, May 4, 2021

One of the joys of collecting are the stories behind the pieces in our collections. The Ceramic Study Group committee invites members to share one acquisition story with others at a CSG Zoom event.

Chinese Wayang (Opera) in Singapore with Jeffrey Say & Laura Yung

Tue, May 11, 2021

Hear a brief history of Chinese Opera, its structure and development in Singapore with a focus on the amazing costumes and the language of embroidery.

Panji Stories in Southeast Asia

Mon, Jun 7, 2021

This lecture will describe the spread of these stories from Java as far as Myanmar and Cambodia, using illustrations from a range of artistic traditions, including the Javanese wayang beber scrolls, Balinese classical art, Thai temple murals and Burmese illustrated manuscripts.

The Tale of Genji

Mon, Jul 5, 2021

This Japanese classic from the 11th century has been a constant source of inspiration for artists of different schools, all seeking to convey the emotional intensity of the inter-personal relations they describe.

Sacred Love: The Gitgovinda of Jayadeva

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

The 12th century Indian Gitagovinda (Song to God) is an extended poem celebrating the love between Radha and Krishna