Category Archives: Announcements

Announcing our latest PAA Journal PAA Vol 22, no 1 (March 2022) special issue ‘Pacific Island Worlds: Oceanic Dis/Positions’ This special issue focuses on the theme “Pacific Island Worlds: Oceanic Dis/Positions,” which explores past and present visual art forms and practices related to place-making and identity formations in Oceania. Colonial interactions have

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of Adrienne Kaeppler’s passing, 5 March 2022, aged 86. Adrienne was a stalwart of the Pacific Arts Association and was one of its founding members. She was awarded our association’s highest accolade, the Manu Daula Award in 2003. Adrienne spent

PAA Europe 2022 Conference at the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris: Gendered objects in Oceania. 13-15 September 2022 The annual PAA-E meeting entitled Gendered objects in Oceania will be held at the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac from 13 until 15 September 2022 to coincide

Announcing our latest PAA Journal focusing on Arts Education in Oceania, guest edited by Anne E. Guernsey Allen This issue of Pacific Arts, which includes five contributions to a discussion roundtable, three articles, and one research note. The four Discussion Roundtable articles in this volume focus on teaching art in

Transmission | Art, Culture & Covid-19 |13-15 December 2021 (TBC) Online Conference Announcement & Call for Papers The Covid-19 pandemic has had global repercussions, severely impacting the arts and cultural sector and our young people. Arts, culture and youth lie at the core of the collaborative research project Urban Pathways:

Newly funded job opportunities for curatorial and collections work with Hawaiian and Pacific collections at Bishop Museum Honolulu The Bernice P. Bishop Museum is launching a transformative new program with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that builds internal curatorial capacity at the Museum in preparation for designing

Message from the PAA President Ia’orana and Welcome! It is such a privilege to welcome you to the Pacific Art Association’s new website! We believe that this new platform better reflects what we do (and what we have done) as an organisation. It will provide information of both upcoming events

PAA Europe Conference March 2021 Dear PAA-E members and friends, Because of the pandemic situation, the PAA-E board and the National Museum of World Cultures decided to host the PAA-E meeting online with sessions on 25 and 26 March 2021. The meeting was originally organized to coincide with the exhibition

New publication: Pacific Arts vol. 20, no. 1 Art and Environment in Oceania We are pleased to announce that Pacific Arts, vol. 20, no. 1 (2020-2021) has been released as an open access online journal published through the University of California’s eScholarship platform. This thematic issue focuses on “Art and Environment in

ANNUAL PAA-EUROPE CONFERENCE 24-26 MARCH 2021 MUSEUM VOLKENKUNDE, LEIDEN Pacific Scholarships for Participation at the Annual PAA-E Conference The Pacific Arts Association-Europe is offering up to two annual scholarships to support the participation of Pacific Islander artists, students or scholars at the annual PAA-E conference. The scholarship is for a

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