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Tarisi Vunidilo appointed new Secretary General for the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA)

Tarisi Vunidilo appointed new Secretary General for the Pacific Islands Museums Association (PIMA)
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Masters of Pacific Art are honoured at the 2009 Arts Pasifika Awards

Masters of Pacific Art are honoured at the 2009 Arts Pasifika Awards
Creative New Zealand Arts Council Press Release
Friday, November 13, 2009

 
New Zealand’s Pacific artists are being honoured at the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2009 in Waitakere City tonight. The five awards are an opportunity for Creative New Zealand to encourage and celebrate excellence in Pacific arts in New Zealand.
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Wanda Anae-Onishi

Wanda Anae-Onishi has received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Master of Arts in Pacific Art History from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.  read more »

Two Journals Feature the Work of PAA Member Jewel Castro

Two journals featuring the work of PAA member Jewel Castro have recently been published in The Contemporary Pacific and Pacific Studies special issue.

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Astrid de Hontheim Publishes "Chasseurs de diables et collecteurs d'art"

Chasseurs de diables et collecteurs d'art: Tentatives de conversion des Asmat par les missionnaires pionniers protestants et catholiques
By Astrid de Hontheim

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Cantor Arts Center Appoints PAA Member Dr. Barbara Thompson

Cantor Arts Center Appoints New Curator for the Arts of Africa and the Americas

The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the appointment of Dr. Barbara Thompson as the new Phyllis Wattis Curator for the Arts of Africa and the Americas. Her work begins at the Center on September 2, 2008. Thompson will oversee the collection of African, precolombian, and Native American art---a selection of which is on view in three galleries---develop changing exhibitions, and conduct related scholarship.  read more »

National Gallery of Australia Appoints PAA President Dr. Michael Gunn

National Gallery of Australia announces appointment of Dr Michael Gunn
 
The National Gallery of Australia today announced the appointment of Dr Michael Gunn to the newly created position of Senior Curator, Pacific Arts.
 
Dr Gunn joins the National Gallery of Australia from Missouri, America where he has been Associate Curator, Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas at the Saint Louis Art Museum since 1999. 
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