TAASA Study Groups

Study Groups

TAASA’s specialist study groups meet on a regular basis and are open to all members for in-depth study in a relaxed, social and collaborative environment. To become a TAASA Member, please visit our Membership page.

NSW Textile Study Group

Since its inception in 1994, the Textile Study Group, Sydney has provided members with a regular forum to study and appreciate all aspects of Asian textiles and adornment.

Meetings take place in a relaxed and social environment, where members enjoy presentations from either international & national experts or from within the group, as all are encouraged to research & present their own textile passions.

For more information, contact Liz Williamson at liz.williamson@unsw.edu.au.

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‘The Art of Aari – Keeping the Chain Intact’ with Carole Douglas

NSW Textile Study Group Invitation

Carole Douglas began working with Aari artisans in Gujarat almost 30 years ago. In this illustrated talk, and using actual examples, she will trace the origins of this embroidery style and offer insights into its current status both as a ‘folk' art and as a high end fashion statement.

NSW Ceramics Study Group

The TAASA Ceramics Study Group, Sydney offers members the opportunity for serious, in depth study of ceramics from all parts of Asia. The group aims to provide a convivial meeting point for collectors, curators and anyone interested in Asian ceramics and its place in the culture of Asia, as well as in contemporary ceramics that follow Asian ceramic traditions.

For more information, contact Margaret White at margaret.artmoves@gmail.com

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

FULLY BOOKED

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.

QLD Textile Interest Group

Collectors, conservators, academics and curators gather as opportunities arise to focus on aspects of the vast and colourful world of Asian textiles.

For more information, contact Mandy Ridley at taasa.qld@gmail.com

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QLD Ceramics Interest Group

The Brisbane based Ceramics Interest Group regularly meets in a member’s home for a light meal followed by a handling session concentrating on one or more aspects of contemporary and historical Asian ceramics.

For more information, contact James MacKean at taasa.qld@gmail.com

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