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.    
September 1, 2017

Exhibition on Trima inaugurated at the RTA

An exhibition titled, “Trima: Discontinuous Weft Pattern” was officially inaugurated by Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck at the RTA on 31 August 2017. It is being organized by the Textile Museum and the Royal Textile Academy. The exhibition highlights sophisticated designs and motifs created by highly skilled modern weavers […]
August 28, 2017

RTA and VAST Bhutan signs MoU

The formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Royal Textile Academy (RTA) and the VAST Bhutan was signed today at the RTA to collaborate in organizing upcoming National Design and Art Competition.   It was signed by Executive Director of RTA, Ms. Rinzin O. Dorji and Ms. Chimi Zangmo, the Executive […]
June 12, 2017

Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel’s Relics returned to their owners and custodians

The exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel: The Founding Father” closed on May 31, 2017. The exhibition was organized to commemorate the 400 years of the legacy of our founding father. The exhibition was opened on September 21, 2016 by our Royal Patron, Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck. Relics belonging […]
June 9, 2017

RTA partakes in the First Bhutan-Thailand Festival

The first Bhutan – Thailand Festival was inaugurated today at the Youth Development Multipurpose Hall, Thimphu. It is organized to celebrate friendship and goodwill between the two Kingdoms with common spiritual heritage and shared cultural and traditional values. The festival showcases exhibitions on developmental cooperation between the two Kingdoms. Other […]
June 3, 2017

Her Imperial Highness of Japan visits RTA

Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan visited the Royal Textile Academy on June 3, 2017. Her Imperial Highness was received at the RTA by the Director General of the Department of Culture and staff of the Royal Textile Academy and the Textile Museum. Her Imperial Highness took […]
June 2, 2017

Commemoration of Coronation of Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day

Led by the Executive Director, the staff of Royal Textile Academy commemorated the Coronation Day of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day by planting varieties of saplings in the RTA compound. A small gesture of our respect and gratitude to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo for the […]
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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 […]