Welcome to the Pacific Arts Association

The Pacific Arts Association (PAA), founded in 1974 and established as an association in 1978, is an international organization devoted to the study of all the arts of Oceania. PAA provides a forum for dialogue and awareness about Pacific art and culture. By connecting individuals and institutions around the world, PAA encourages greater cooperation among those who are involved with the creation, study, and exhibition of Pacific art. The peer-reviewed Pacific Arts journal features current research and reviews. The PAA newsletter provides timely information about important events to members. PAA’s triennial International Symposium takes place in alternating venues across the globe and includes special tours, performances, exhibitions, and presentations of academic and artistic research on the arts of Oceania. Members have the opportunity to meet and participate in a PAA-sponsored session at the College Art Association annual meeting. PAA-Europe holds a meeting in Europe annually.

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PAA Pacific Chapter Conference, Fa’onelua Conference Centre Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga September 29 - October 4, 2015

PAA Pacific Chapter Conference
Fa’onelua Conference Centre Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga
September 29 - October 4, 2015


Trading Traditions: The Role of Art in the Pacific’s Expansive Exchange Networks

The Pacific Branch of the Pacific Arts Association is offering registration for its 2015 conference, to be held at the Fa'onelua Conference Centre in Nuku'alofa, Tonga from 28 September to 4 October, 2015.
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PAA XII International Symposium MARCH 14-17, 2016

The Pacific Arts Association XII International Symposium will take place in March 2016 in the vibrant city of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. Spread across four days and multiple venues for a lively cultural exchange and debate. Your hosts Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira in partnership with Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board and The University of Auckland invite you to participate.  read more »

Upcoming PAA at CAA, 2016

Pacific Arts Association
Call for 2016 Session Proposals for College Art Association Annual Conference

Deadline: September 1, 2014
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PAA Europe, 2015

PAA-Europe Annual Conference 2015
July 2-4, 2015
Museo de América
Madrid, Spain


The 2015 conference of the Pacific Arts Association – Europe will be held from Thursday, July 2 to Saturday 4, at the Museo de América in Madrid, Spain.

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