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Spotlight: Albert Tse

The Memento Australia cufflinks are designed and handcrafted in Sydney, Australia by Albert Tse. Continue reading

28. February 2019
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Mae Adams @ Gippsland Art Gallery

We’re very pleased to celebrate the acquisition of an important new fibre work by Gippsland Art Gallery. To contributes to Australia’s Heirlooms for the Future. The artist Mae Adams provides some background: Deep Space Dark Universe is one of several … Continue reading

24. January 2019
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Robert and Eugenie Bell Decorative Arts and Design Fund

At the October 2018 National Gallery of Australia Memorial Celebration for Dr Robert Bell AM, NGA Director Nick Mitzevich announced the creation of the Robert and Eugenie Bell Decorative Arts and Design Fund. The Fund will support the acquisition of … Continue reading

24. December 2018
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Australian Heirlooms for the Future

When visiting museums and galleries today, we enjoy seeing the best of the works produced in the past. We learn about the styles of those times and what was considered valuable. Despite the increasingly short-term focus of our digital lifestyle, … Continue reading

20. September 2018
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WoCCA fires up Bhaktapur

In April 2015, an earthquake devastated Nepal, killing more than 9,000 people. WoCCA board member Jane Sawyer led a fundraising campaign to help rebuild potters workshops in the town of Bhaktapur. All up nearly $24,000 has since been raised. WoCCA … Continue reading

05. September 2018
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China International Import Expo 2018

The largest import expo to be held in China will take place in Shanghai 5-10 November 2018. The Australia China Commercial Association(ACCA) as Official Authoriser represent China International Import Expo Bureau & as service provider represent China Arts and Entertainment … Continue reading

05. June 2018
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WCC-APR General Assembly in Kathmandu 29 August – 2 September 2018

Members are welcome to be part of a special event in Kathmandu Nepal. WoCCA has a special relationship to Nepal. In response to the devastating earthquake of April 2015, funds were raised from members that enabled the reconstruction of potter’s … Continue reading

03. May 2018
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Could you run a workshop on vintage fabrics?

WoCCA has been approached by Phillips Shirts, a company based in Malvern, Melbourne, who have been making shirts for over 60 years. They have a large vault of fabrics that have been acquired during this period including silk and cotton. They … Continue reading

09. April 2018
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WoCCA at Hermès

Thanks to the very knowledgeable and thoughtful Miranda Samuels, WoCCA members had an insider view of the Hermès exhibition in Melbourne. Monsieur Kamel Hamadou gave a wonderful exposition of the silkscreen printing process behind the iconic Hermès scarves, while the … Continue reading

11. March 2018
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International Crafts Fair in Oman

The Public Authority for Crafts Industries in the Sultanate of Oman is Organizing the International Crafts Fair during 9 – 13 March 2019. The Organizer will provide the following : 1-      3×3 m Boots ( for free). 2-      A room include (Breakfast + Lunch … Continue reading

29. December 2017
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