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.

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.

Artist Opportunity | Enter the 10th Aesthetica Art Prize, Deadline August 31 2016

There is just one month left to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize 2016, with major prizes including £5,000 courtesy of Hiscox, a group exhibition, publication in an anthology and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine (311,000 readership).

These prizes present emerging and established artists with the opportunity to expand their career and further their engagement internationally with the art world.

In the run-up to the call for entries deadline, it would be fantastic if you could share this opportunity with your audiences at Pacific Arts Alliance.

Job Vacancy: Head of Curatorial Department: The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, the Afrika Museum in Berg en Dal and Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden

The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, the Afrika Museum in Berg en Dal and Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden, the Netherlands are museums about people. Together they form the Nationaal Museum voor Wereldculturen (NMVW).

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

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Chief Curator at the Fowler Museum, UCLA

The Fowler Museum at UCLA seeks an experienced, energetic, creative and team-oriented Chief Curator who has management responsibilities over the curatorial functions of the Museum, including the development and implementation of its exhibition program and the management of its collections using innovative approaches. The Chief Curator is also a specialist in either the arts of Africa, the Americas, or Asia and the Pacific, and has direct responsibility over the museum’s programming and collections in their area of specialty.