Welcome to RTA

Her Majesty Gyalyum (Queen Mother) Sangay Choden Wangchuck

Weaving is an integral component of the culture and tradition of Bhutan. With the aim to preserve and promote this living art, the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan was instituted in May 2005 under the patronage ofHer Majesty Gyalyum (Queen Mother) Sangay Choden Wangchuck as a non-government, non-profit organization.

The RTA was registered as a Civil Society Organization in line with the Civil Society Organization’s Act of Bhutan 2007 on June 13, 2011.








February 8, 2019

2nd Global Friendship Art Festival held in Bhutan

The 2nd Global Friendship Art Festival was held in Bhutan at the Royal Textile Academy on the 4th February 2019. The Art Festival was organised by the Bangladesh Artists Group. The Art Festival aims to […]
February 8, 2019

Winter Weaving Program Concludes

The Winter Weaving Program for 2018-19 concluded on February 4, 2019. The closing was attended by the participating students, staff of the RTA and representatives from various media houses. The students were awarded certificates of […]
February 1, 2019

Briefing session on Product Development and Design Training Workshop

“What is that textile that you can create differently that the people have not seen and even you have not seen?” Dr. Joseph Lo asked the participants during the information session this morning. Participants who […]

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