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 days. They visited the Royal Textile Academy on 4 January 2017. While they were in […]
October 13, 2017

RTA Participates in CSO Fair 2017

Coinciding with the Sixth Royal Wedding Anniversary on 13 October 2017, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the CSO Fair 2017 this morning at the Centenary Park in Thimphu. The Chief Justice, Agriculture Minister and several dignitaries from various organizations attended the opening of the fair. Commemorating the Sixth Royal […]
October 5, 2017

Students from Changzamtog LSS visited RTA

The educational program for second and third group of students from Changzamtog Lower Secondary School was organized on 4 and 5 October, 2017 respectively. The second group comprising of 184 students, led by five teachers visited RTA on 4 October 2017. The third group, with a total of 82 students […]
October 3, 2017

“Found Icons” art exhibition by Zimbiri opened at RTA

An art exhibition titled “Found Icons” by Zimbiri was inaugurated on 1 October 2017 at the Royal Textile Academy.   The introduction on the exhibition:   “Like Found objects, found icons takes preexisting images from traditional Bhutanese art and presents them in a way that creates new conversation.   It […]
September 28, 2017

100 Students from Changzamtog LSS visited RTA

A total of 100 students led by six teachers from Changzamtog Lower Secondary School visited Royal Textile Academy this afternoon. They were on educational tour to RTA. They were divided into three groups and were given guided tour by RTA’s curators to upper gallery that hosts permanent exhibition titled “Thagzo […]
September 28, 2017

Druk School students visited RTA

A total of 44 students led by three teachers visited Royal Textile Academy this morning. They were on educational tour to RTA. They were given guided tour by RTA’s curators to upper gallery that hosts permanent exhibition titled “Thagzo – The Textile Weaves of Bhutan,” and to lower gallery where […]
September 25, 2017

“Patterns of Happiness” art exhibition opened at VAST

24 September 2017: An art exhibition titled “Patterns of Happiness” was formally opened at VAST’s Bhutan Art Gallery at Le Meridien Hotel and VAST Bhutan Contemporary Art Center, Chubachu in Thimphu on 24 September 2017. The exhibition is part of Annual National Design and Art Competition (NDAC) organized by Royal […]
September 22, 2017

Students from Changangkha visited RTA

A total of 71 students from Changangkha Middle Secondary School (MSS) in Thimphu visited RTA on 21 September 2017. They were given guided tours by curators in two groups to all exhibition galleries of RTA. They also visited Weaving Centre where they were excited to get hands-on weaving experiences. After […]
September 16, 2017

Students from Rinchen Kuenphen visited RTA

A total of 196 students from Rinchen Kuenphen Primary School in Thimphu visited RTA on 14 September 2017. All students are currently in fifth standard. The program was interactive and the students also had the opportunity to experience weaving the weaving centre. They were provided guided-tours to the exhibition galleries […]
September 9, 2017

Royal Patron visits the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck visited the South Asia Gallery and the Buddhist Gallery with John Clarke and Avalon Fotheringham, Curators, Asian Department.    
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August 29, 2017

Press Release on “Trima – Discontinuous Weft Pattern” Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 29/08/2017 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Trima: Discontinuous Weft Pattern” Chubachu, Thimphu – 29 August 2017: Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck will inaugurate the exhibition “Trima: Discontinuous Weft Pattern” on 31st August 2017 at the Royal Textile Academy. Trima literally means […]
May 23, 2017

Press Release on “The Mellow” – A Fashion Exhibition and Sales

PRESS RELEASE Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/04/2017 Exhibition and sales on “The Mellow” The Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan (RTA) in collaboration with CDK Designs will be hosting an exhibition and sale on 12 April 2017 at the RTA Gallery. The exhibition and […]
November 2, 2016

Press Release on exhibition titled “Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/11/2016 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan” Chubachu, Thimphu – 2 November, 2016: His Eminence Tsugla Lopen Samten Dorji Rinpoche will inaugurate an exhibition on Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan on 5 […]
September 20, 2016

Press Release on exhibitions titled “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: The Founding Father”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20/09/2016 Royal Textile Academy P.O. Box: 1551 Thimphu: Bhutan Exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – The Founding Father” Chubachu, Thimphu – 20 September 2016: Her Majesty Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck will inaugurate the exhibition on Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – The Founding Father on 21 […]