Recent TAASA Events

Recent Events

Below you will find a list of recent TAASA Events. To keep up to date with the latest TAASA events, please visit our TAASA Events page.

Invitation from the CSG for a Members-Only Tour of the Exhibition ‘Villages and Empires: Ancient Cultures of the Middle East’

FULLY BOOKED

Date: 6 June 2024
Time: 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Chau Chak Wing Museum, University Place, The University of Sydney
The Ceramics Study Group (CSG) invites TAASA members for a guided tour of the exhibition 'Villages and Empires: Ancient Cultures of the Middle East at the Chau Chak Wing Museum' (CCWM). The tour will be conducted by Paul Donnelly, Deputy Director of the CCWM and is for TAASA members only.

ON TRADITION: 
Contemporary Art from Indonesia

Exhibition Guided Tour with Elly Kent

Date: 4 June 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Delmar Gallery
Elly will guide attendees through the exhibition at Delmar Gallery, discussing the artists' relationships with traditional practices and how the works are brought into the contemporary art world. 

Maharaja Portraits and Painted Photography: Towards an Aesthetics of Dissonance

The Arts of India Zoom Series

Date: 3 June 2024
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Painted photography has long been considered specifically an Indian cultural phenomenon.

‘INTERWOVEN JOURNEYS: The Michael Abbott Collections of Asian Art’

Plus TAASA AGM and BOOK SALE

Date: 23 May 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annie Wyatt Room at the National Trust Centre
To celebrate the publication of 'Interwoven Journeys: The Michael Abbott Collections of Asian Art', there will be presentations from two of the contributors, Matt Cox and Stan Florek. This event also includes the TAASA AGM, a second-hand book sale, plus wine and food.

Lao Textiles: Contemporary Developments and Change

Date: 14 May 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annie Wyatt Room at the National Trust Centre
The NSW Textile Study Group invites you to a presentation by Emeritus Professor Valerie Kirk. This presentation will give an overview of changes and contemporary practice in Lao textiles today.

Maharani Gayatri Devi: Abiding Symbol of a Bygone Age

The Arts of India Zoom Series

Date: 6 May 2024
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Born into privilege in 1919, Maharani Kumari Gayatri Devi lived a charmed and extraordinary life that spanned the radical social and political changes of 20th century India.

Jain Pilgrimage Art: New Perspectives

The Arts of India Zoom Series

Date: Apr 8, 2024
Location: Online via Zoom

Porcelain Renaissance: Sin-Ying Ho’s ‘New Export China’

Zoom Lecture with Alex Burchmore

Date: Mar 18, 2024
Location: Online via Zoom

Colours of Nations: the 3rd Biennale of Natural Dyes

Presented by Liz Williamson to the Textile Study Group

Date: Mar 12, 2024
Location: National Trust Centre

The Life of the Buddha through Gandharan Art

The Arts of India Zoom Series

Date: Mar 4, 2024
Location: Online via Zoom

Celebrate Lunar New Year with TAASA

Date: Feb 15, 2024
Location: Palace Restaurant

Tour of Asian Collection Highlights

Date: Feb 2, 2024
Location: Powerhouse Museum

AN INVITATION FROM TAASA to OUR END OF YEAR PARTY

Date: Dec 7, 2023
Location: Korean Cultural Centre

Japan and Indonesia: Four Centuries of Textile Exchange

by Dr. Maria Wronska-Friend

Date: Nov 14, 2023
Location: National Trust Centre

LIVING WITH TEXTILES

with Christina Sumner

Date: Sep 12, 2023
Location: Private Venue

EXHIBITION GUIDED TOUR

brick, vase, clay, cup, jug

Date: Aug 22, 2023
Location: Art Gallery of NSW

EXHIBITION GUIDED TOUR

Chinese Toggles

Date: Aug 3, 2023
Location: Chau Chak Wing Museum, University Place, The University of Sydney

SACRED SITES OF ASIA 5

Potala: The Sacred Palace of Tibet

Date: Jul 17, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

THE SUZANI ENIGMA

with Ross Langlands

Date: Jul 11, 2023
Location: Nomadic Rug Traders

INVITATION TO A TOUR OF ASIAN ART

in the North Building Building, AGNS, with Senior Curator Melanie Eastburn

Date: Jun 20, 2023
Location: Art Gallery of NSW

SACRED SITES OF ASIA 4

Feminine Power and Masculine Desire in the Yogini Temples of India

Date: Jun 5, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

‘MY LATEST BOOK’ PLUS TAASA AGM AND BOOK SALE

Three authors present their latest publications.

Date: May 31, 2023
Location: National Trust Centre

CREATION THROUGH TRADITION

Japanese Textile Design and Techniques

Date: May 11, 2023
Location: Masuda Gallery, Space 145

SACRED SITES OF ASIA 3

The Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Date: May 1, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

SACRED SITES OF ASIA

A Series of Monthly Zoom Lectures

Date: May 1, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

A KOREAN CERAMIC COLLECTION

Date: Apr 20, 2023
Location: Private home

SACRED SITES OF ASIA 2

Borobudur: Texts and Images

Date: Apr 3, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

TÜRKIYE’S RICH HERITAGE

Date: Mar 27, 2023
Location: Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts

SACRED SITES OF ASIA 1

The Origins of the Temple of the Golden Pavilion: The Kitayama Temple-Palace Complex in 14th-century Kyoto

Date: Mar 6, 2023
Location: Online via Zoom

Indian Contemporary Textiles

Artisan Handmade Textiles with Liz Williamson

Date: Mar 3, 2023
Location: National Trust Centre

“Made in China”

Symposium Invitation

Date: Feb 18, 2023
Location: National Trust Centre

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Tran’s, Mosman

with a Modern Vietnamese Menu

Date: Jan 29, 2023
Location: Tran’s Restaurant

An Invitation from TAASA to Our End of Year Party and Bazaar

Date: Nov 24, 2022
Location: National Trust Centre

Charkha and Kargha Exhibition

with Dr Pedrum Khosronejad

Date: Nov 15, 2022
Location: Powerhouse Museum

Living with Textiles

with Sandy Watson and Margaret White

Date: Nov 8, 2022
Location: TBA

CAMBODIAN INSIGHTS

Part Three

Date: Nov 7, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

CAMBODIAN INSIGHTS

Part Two

Date: Oct 31, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

CAMBODIAN INSIGHTS

Part One

Date: Oct 24, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

CAMBODIAN INSIGHTS

A Three Part Zoom Lecture Series

Date: Oct 24, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Meet the Artists William Yang and Mai Nguyen-Long

at the Diasporic Dialogues Exhibition

Date: Oct 16, 2022
Location: Art Atrium

Hidden Blue

Discovering the Ancient Wisdom of the Natural Indigo Dyeing Process in Javanese Batik

Date: Oct 9, 2022
Location: Gallery of Modern Art

Chinese Ceramics Produced in Hong Kong

The Hybridising Traditional Heritage for Global Markets

Date: Oct 4, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Exhibition Guided Tour

Sentinent Paper

Date: Sep 13, 2022
Location: Chau Chak Wing Museum

Women’s Socio-political Negotiation via Dress in Postwar Taiwan

Date: Sep 5, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

NATIONAL PICTURES

Exhibiting Collections at National Gallery Singapore

Date: Sep 1, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Artists and the People

Ideaologies of Art in Indonesia

Date: Aug 17, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Silent Ritual: Zai Kuang & Xiaoyu Bai Paintings

Presented with Chinese Ceramics and Scholar Objects

Date: Aug 7, 2022
Location: ACAE Gallery

Festival of Goldwork Exhibition and Embroiderers Guild Archives

Date: Aug 3, 2022
Location: Gallery 76

From Printed Page to Porcelain and Beyond

Eurasian fashion and the decorative arts 1500-1800

Date: Aug 1, 2022
Location: Online via Zoom

Nyonya Metal Thread Embroidery

Connections and Borrowings with Mary Brown

Date: Jul 26, 2022
Location: National Trust Centre
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