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August 2018

In Cooks Wake : Tapa Treasures from the Pacific

August 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
National Library of Australia, Parkes Pl W
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia
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National Library of Australia, Canberra   IN COOK'S WAKE TAPA TREASURES FROM THE PACIFIC  When 23 August 2018 to 3 February 2019,10.00am-5.00pm  Where National Library of Australia, Canberra Treasures Gallery, Ground floor free No booking required Before the world knew cloth there was tapa, or barkcloth, which worked its way into the heart of human interactions throughout the Pacific. Made from the inner bark of trees, it was used for clothing and furnishings, to wrap babies and the deceased, as wicks in oil…

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September 2018

Oceania at The Royal Academy of Arts

September 29, 2018 @ 5:41 am - December 10, 2018 @ 12:00 am

Oceania : South Pacific Art at The Royal Academy of Arts, London Highlights of the 2018 Oceania exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) have emerged, which will be an amalgamation of 250 objects from the vast region that stretches from New Guinea to Easter Island, and Hawaii to New Zealand. UK’s first comprehensive show, themed around Oceanic art, will feature historic objects from the South Pacific, a few of which will have not been documented or displayed for…

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November 2018

Oceania Pacifica Festival at Casula Powerhouse

November 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Casula Powerhouse, 1 Powerhouse Road
Casula, NSW 1871 Australia
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CASULA POWERHOUSE : OCEANIA PACIFICA FESTIVAL : "AO (DAY) PO (NIGHT)" Saturday 10 Nov 2018 | 3.00pm - 8.00pm Celebrate the best of Oceania performers working across traditional and contemporary art forms. Pacifica market stalls, Pacific food and entertainment. The day and night program will showcase the new communities and their work, existing communities and their work across traditional and contemporary expressions across multiple art forms. Entertainment, celebration, connection and maintenance of culture will be celebrated throughout the program EVENT…

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December 2018

12th ESfO Conference in Cambridge, UK

December 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

European Society for Oceanists 2018 Conference 12th ESfO Conference Cambridge, 07 December 2018 - 10 December 2018 Conference Organizers Nicholas Thomas Rupert Stasch Anthony Pickles Joel Robbins Ali Clark Erna Lilje Katharina Haslwanter Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Department of Social Anthropology University of Cambridge If you have any enquiries please email: [email protected] Download Call for Panels here: JPG ‘Dealing with Inequality: Pacific perspectives, Pacific futures’ The theme of the 12th conference of the European Society for Oceanists encourages participants to discuss these…

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February 2019

Oceanic Art Society Forum | 2019

February 1, 2019 - February 2, 2019

Collections and Artists, Then and Now. - Coinciding with new displays of Oceanic and Indigenous Australian art, this two-day forum will focus on how collections of art from the region have been formed and re-defined.

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January 2020

Exhibition – A Sea of Islands : Masterpieces from Oceania

January 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden, The Netherlands On display from 21 February 2020   A Sea of Islands - Masterpieces from Oceania A SEA OF ISLANDS will bring visitors face to face with some intriguing and highly aesthetic objects. A great variety of items will be on display – all of them quite exquisite – ranging from canoes several meters long, paddles and ingenious navigation devices to jewellry, statues, bark-cloths and ceremonial garments. Each one is a highlight of our…

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September 2020

Parcours des Mondes in Paris

September 8, 2020 - September 13, 2020

8-13 September 2020 Almost 50 international dealers and galleries, will welcome you in the heart of Paris on the occasion of the 19th edition of Parcours des mondes 8-13 September 2020. Discover the online catalogue of Parcours des mondes 2020.  EXHIBITORS' LIST Tribal Art Galerie Afrique, Paris Arte Primitivo, Barcelona Arts d’Australie • Stéphane Jacob, Paris Galerie Alain Bovis, Paris Galerie Olivier Castellano, Paris didier Claes, Brussels Dalton Somaré, Milan Galerie Bernard de Grunne, Brussels Galerie Dodier, Avranches Martin Doustar,…

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November 2020

2020 OAS AGM – Lecture – EOY Luncheon

November 28, 2020 @ 9:40 am - 2:30 pm
Middle Harbour Skiffs Yacht Club, 237 Spit Road, Mosman
Mosman, NSW 2088 Australia
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Mogo, hand axe, Deerubin peoples, Sydney Sydney language association Castlereigh, Penrith Lakes c.45,000 BC donated by Father Eugene Stockton, 1984 ET2014.431 The Oceanic Art Society will hold its 2020 AGM, Lecture and End of Year Luncheon at the Middle Harbour 16' Skiff Club in Mosman on Saturday 28 November, providing there are no COVID19 restrictions. THE OCEANIC ART SOCIETY 2020 END OF YEAR + 25TH ANNIVERSARY FUNCTION   9:40am   Registration & AGM 10:30am   Lecture by Matt Poll * 11:30am   Panel discussion…

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March 2021

LECTURE | Travels of the Lily: from Lake Sentani to the National Gallery.

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Art School, Forbes St & Burton St
Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
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The Oceanic Art Society invites you to attend a lecture by Cripin Howarth. Crispin Howarth is the National Gallery of Australia’s Curator for Pacific Art. Crispin is known for his landmark exhibitions at Australia’s premier art gallery including Myth + Magic: Art of the Sepik River (2015) and Māori markings: Tā Moko (2019). He has also published over 70 articles on the arts of the Pacific region.

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May 2021

LECTURE | The canoes of the Milne Bay Province and the Massim communities of Papua New Guinea.

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
National Art School, Forbes St & Burton St
Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
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THE OCEANIC ART SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A LECTURE BY DAVID PAYNE. Wednesday 19 May 2021 at the National Art School, Forbes Street, Darlinghurst, Cellblock Theatre. 6:30pm: Registration 7.00pm: Lecture Refreshments will be served. Members $15 | Non members $20 | Students $10 Purchase Tickets using the online ordering process below: Please note. Capacity for this event is limited to 70 people.   Lecture | The canoes of the Milne Bay Province and the Massim communities of Papua New Guinea. In…

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