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Welcome to the Oceanic Art Society

Welcome to the Oceanic Art Society, a non-profit organisation, founded in Australia, whose main aim is to further and promote the understanding and appreciation of Oceanic art.

The Oceanic Art Society (OAS) holds regular presentations and seminars throughout the year. These have included presentations by leading international authorities, illustrated talks by field collectors, film screenings presented by their makers and presentations by curators of art gallery and museum exhibitions.


OAS Membership Form 2016

OAS Members Renewal Form 2016

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 Dates for your Diary

Dates for your Diary Saturday 14 November - OAS End of Year function. Australian Museum 10 am. OAS AGM followed by Dr Robin Torrence, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Geosciences and Archaeology Australian Museum: Using archaeological perspectives to uncover indigenous perspectives on the colonial process in Papua New Guinea. Followed by a Luncheon at Sky Phoenix in Sydney City 1pm. Bookings required. See details inside.

Wednesday 9 March 2016 - Dr Mike Donaldson on Australia's Rock Art, the title of his forthcoming book covering all major rock art provinces of Australia. Australian Museum 6:30pm refreshments, 7pm lecture. Entry $15, OAS & Museum members $10, Students with ID $5.

Wednesday 11 May Australian Museum 6:30 for 7pm - Dr Kim Akerman - topic to be advised. Wednesday 20 July Australian Museum 6:30 for 7pm Mark Blackburn on Polynesian Art

Saturday 23 July 10am - 3pm OAS Tribal Art Fair - St Matthias Church Hall Oxford Street Paddington NSW

Wednesday 14 September 6:30 - 9pm Australian Museum, details to be advised

Saturday 12 November 10am - 12:30 Australian Museum, followed by a luncheon, details to be advised

Database Inscriptions and Labels edn5 and Picture survey edn5 have been recently added at the Collection Page.

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