Current Exhibitions

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 […]
January 25, 2019

Registration for Product Development and Design Workshop Training

The Royal Textile Academy is calling for applicants to participate in a Product Development and Design Training Workshop conducted by Dr. Joseph Lo from Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage from 4th March till […]
December 21, 2018

Winter Weaving Programme begins

The Winter Weaving Programme at the RTA began on 20th December. 20 young girls from schools across Thimphu are attending the weaving class. They will learn traditional weaving over the span of one month. Below […]
November 11, 2018

RTA celebrates successful completion of 3rd phase office building

    Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the 3rd phase of the Royal Textile Academy’s office building on the 4th and 5th November. Her Majesty Gyalyum is the Royal Patron […]
April 16, 2018

Collaboration with Smithsonian CFCH

A team from the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) led by its Director General Dr. Michael Mason was in Bhutan from April 2-11, 2018, as guests of the Royal Textile Academy. The […]
February 6, 2018

Winter Weaving for Students ends at the RTA

The winter Weaving Program for Students (2017-2018) ended on 2 February 2018 with awarding of certificates to the student trainees. The 2017-2018 training program, which began in December 2017 trained 29 students in two batches […]
January 4, 2018

Students from Laya visited RTA

A group of 15 students from Laya, who scored a minimum of 60% in their academic performance, are in Paro and Thimphu on their EMC (Educational, Motivational and Cultural) tour for a period of seven […]
December 19, 2017

Winter Weaving Program for students begins at RTA

19 December 2017: Winter Weaving Program for students is one of the regular programs conducted by the RTA since 2014. This winter, it is being conducted in two batches. The training for the first batch, […]
December 15, 2017

“Moen-Lam” photo exhibition inaugurated at RTA

A photo exhibition, titled ‘Moen-Lam; A Nation Pauses to Pray – A Tribute to the Great Fourth,’ was inaugurated on 11 December 2017 at the Royal Textile Academy in collaboration with Mr. Karma Jigme . […]
November 2, 2017

The 16th NDAC inaugurated at RTA

The 16th Annual National Design and Art Competition was inaugurated on 31 October 2017 at Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu. Her Royal Highness Ashi Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. His […]
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May 24, 2017

Thagzo: The Textile Weaves of Bhutan

September 1, 2017

Trima: Discontinuous Weft Pattern