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Study Group - FY22

Theme: Textiles of Asia: Living, Dyeing and Cultures Intertwined

The Study Group provides a learning opportunity for those who would like to deepen their knowledge of the many facets of Asian art.  Each year when a new theme for study is chosen, members choose a topic to study in depth, present it to the group and learn from all the other members’ presentations.  It is a stimulating and enjoyable way to learn and make new friends. We meet on Zoom and attendance is limited to AAC members and Museum docents.

We meet at 10:00 a.m. on Zoom on the third Monday of September and October and March through June. The February meeting is held on the second Monday so we can celebrate the long Presidents Day weekend.


Archived Study Group schedules

2021-2022 Study Group Presentations

Sept. 20 Thangka Painting of Tibet Betty Carr
Oct 18  Japanese Kimono and Obi Margaret Zoehrer
Nov. 15 Ainu People and their Textiles Mary Witztum
Feb. 14 Bingata textiles of Okinawa and the Ryukyu culture: history, techniques and application Almiede "Allie" Arnell
Mar. 21 Naga Textiles of Northeast India Courtenay McGowen
Apr. 18 Uzbekistan and neighbors Mary Dilligan
May 16 Textiles: Tour of Northwest India Ravi Reddy
Jun. 20   Hmong Textiles of Laos/Thailand Elaine Pierce
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