Conferences

PAA Europe 2017: “Previous Possessions New Obligations” The Ongoing Responsibilities of Ethnographic Museums Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG) 21-23 November 2017

The annual PAA-E meeting entitled “Previous Possessions, New Obligations”: The Ongoing Responsibilities of Ethnographic Museums, will be held at the Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG) from 21 until 23 November 2017 to coincide with the exhibition L’effet boomerang. Les arts aborigènes d’Australie – The Boomerang Effect.  read more »

Free lecture series at the Massim Museum and Cultural Center

MASSIM MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTRE
Free lecture series and inaugural talk
Free for all, all welcome

Please email for more information about the lecture series milnebaymassimmuseum@kulamail.net  read more »

PAA at the CAA 2018: Submission deadline is April 24th, 2017.

The CAA is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Annual Conference which will be held February 21-24 in Los Angeles.  A great opportunity for a big PAA turn out!  read more »

The Pacific Chapter of the Pacific Arts Association announces a CALL FOR PARTICIPATION for its 2017 conference. Alafua Campus of the University of the South Pacific, Apia, Samoa. The Performing Arts: Making the Invisible Visible

The Performing Arts – Making the Invisible Visible Apia, Samoa 27 November-1December 2017

Adrienne Kaeppler has suggested that one (key) role that art plays in Pacific societies is to make the invisible visible. In particular, the performing arts have developed over the millennia as integral aspects of ritual, political and economic exchanges, and in some cases entertainment.  read more »

Pacifique(S) Conference Programme Announced. University of Le Havre, Normandy France. November 4-6, 2015

This 3 day international interdisciplinary conference entitled Pacifique(s) at the University of Le Havre will coincide with Pacifique(s) Contemporain, a curatorial project featuring 13 contemporary Maori and Pacific artists in 9 galleries and public spaces in Le Havre and Rouen.

For more information and the full conference programme please see the following link:

https://gric.univ-lehavre.fr/spip.php?article134

Contact Dr. Jacqueline Charles Rault with any enquires:

jacqueline.charles-rault@univ-lehavre.fr‎

2016 PAA XII International Symposium Website is Live

The official website for the PAA XII International Symposium, March 14-17th 2016, Tamaki Makaurau Auckland is now live. For all information in relation to the Symposium and participation details, please see the link below.

http://www.conference.co.nz/ispaa16

Call for Participation: PAA XII International Symposium, March 14-17, 2016. Tamaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand

The official website for the PAA XII International Symposium, March 14-17th 2016, Tamaki Makaurau Auckland is now live.  For all information in relation to the Symposium and participation details, please see the link below.

http://www.conference.co.nz/ispaa16

 

 

The Art of the Sepik River Oceanic Arts Society Forum | National Gallery of Australia | 7 Aug – 1 Nov 2015

A closer look at the art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, with a program of talks from experts on Sepik River art, culture and history, in association with the Oceanic Arts Society.

Click here to see the program and list of speakers for this forum. This forum is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Myth + Magic: Art of the Sepik River.  read more »

Sepik Symposium at the Musée du quai Branly. 27-28 October, 2015.

To mark the opening of the exhibition: Sepik. L’art au long du fleuve at the Musée du quai Branly on 26 October 2015 a symposium will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, 27 and 28 October 2015.

While the Research Department of the Musée du quai Branly is inviting the speakers, access to the Symposium is open to the public.

Members of the Pacific Arts Association who wish to attend the opening of the exhibition can contact either Philippe Peltier (ppe@quaibranly.fr) or Magali Mélandri (mme@quaibranly.fr) by 30 September 2015.  read more »