the pacific arts association

The Pacific Arts Association (PAA), founded in 1974 and established as an association in 1978, is an international organization devoted to the study of all the arts of Oceania. PAA provides a forum for dialogue and awareness about Pacific art and culture. By connecting individuals and institutions around the world, PAA encourages greater cooperation among those who are involved with the creation, study, and exhibition of Pacific art.

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Announcing PAA Journals 23 2023 Announcing PAA Journal 23 2023 No. 1 Vol 23-1 (2023): We are pleased to announce that Pacific Arts, vol. 23, no. 1 has been released as an open access, peer reviewed, online journal published through the University of California’s eScholarship platform. This issue includes a

PAA Pacific One-day Symposium “Hawaiian Futurisms” Saturday June the 15th 2024, Honolulu What are the future aesthetic and political practices of Hawai‘i? The Pacific Arts Association–Pacific Symposium “Hawaiian Futurisms” brings together Kānaka Maoli artists and scholars for a one-day symposium and community talanoa, or discussion, to develop the growing field

PAA-E Annual Meeting 2023 : National versus local museums 11-12 December 2023, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chartres, France The annual PAA-E meeting entitled National versus local museums will be held at the Musée des Beaux-Arts (MBA) of Chartres, France from 11 until 12 December 2023. The museum holds paintings, sculptures,

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