About the Pacific Arts Association


The Pacific Arts Association is an international organization devoted to the study of the arts of Oceania. Its goals are:

  1. To make members more aware of the state of all the arts in all parts of Oceania.
  2. To encourage international understanding among the nations involved in the arts of Oceania.
  3. To promote high standards of research, interpretation and reporting on the arts of Oceania.
  4. To stimulate more interest in the teaching of courses on Oceanic art especially but not only at the tertiary educational level.
  5. To encourage greater cooperation among the institutions and individuals who are associated with the arts of Oceania.
  6. To encourage high standards of conservation and preservation of the material culture in and of Oceanic arts.