Fairs and conferences

Azerbaijani Carpets Symposium 17-23 October 2017

A slit-tapestry khorjin,  from the eastern Transcaucasus. Archive photo by Mike Tschebull from The 3rd International Symposium of Azerbaijani Carpets in Baku 2003.

The Academic Programme for the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC Baku), 17-20 October 2017, will cover a broad range of aspects of carpet studies. Not only related to carpets from Azerbaijan like but also comparisons with carpets from other regions, as well as other topics connected to textile arts. Registration is free and open…

The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2018

Beshir juval, Central Asia,  19th century (exhibitor Tribal Rugs Gallery)

The dates for the annual London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) has been released and the fair will take place 23-28 January 2018. The venue will be on the Mezzanine of Battersea’s Decorative Fair. The organizer and founder of this fair is Aaron Nejad, a leading antique rug dealer from London. LARTA will…

Sartirana Textile Show 2017 will begin in a few days

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The 13th Sartirana Textile Show will begin in a few days. The opening reception and preview will take place Thursday 14 September and the show will run through Sunday 17 September 2017. The venue is La Pila in Sartirana Lomellina. The Pila is an ancient rice mill from the 17th century. Sartirana Textile Show is an…

The Antique Rug & Textile Show 2017

ARTS archive photo

The ninth edition of the Antique Rug & Textile Show in San Francisco will take place from Friday 27 through Sunday 29 October 2017 at a new location in the San Francisco Marina District. Since 2009 this show has been the highlight of the year for many American rug enthusiasts and collectors from all over the…

5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets 17-20 October 2017

ISAC

The 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC 2017) will take place 17-20 October 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Symposium is an international academic lecture programme organized in partnership with the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC). The organizers, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan National Academy of…

Turkic patterns

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The Baku Turkish Cultural Center of the Yunus Emre Institute, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum will hold the Second International Symposium of Common Languages of the Turkic World – Patterns from 22-24 May 2017 in Baku. The theme of the symposium is the art of the…