Calendar

The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre hosts cultural events throughout the year, including ethnic music and dance performances, lectures, screenings of documentary films, and handicraft demonstrations.

Check our Facebook page for regular updates on what's coming up!

2018 Events

Guided Tour Every Friday at 3 PM.
Learn about ethnic diversity in Laos!
Join the tour with your regular admission. Tours are presented in English and French.

2018 Handicraft Workshops

Please register for workshops in advance at TAEC or TAEC Boutique! For more information, please contact bookings@taeclaos.org.

Hmong Embroidery
See the museum, enjoy a local drink, and learn how to make Hmong Embroidery from a Hmong artisan!
A TAEC staff member will provide translation into English.
9:30 AM - Noon
15 USD

Katu Backstrap Weaving
Get ready for a unique workshop! Learn how to wear, use and create a beaded woven handicraft on a backstrap loom. Enjoy a tour of the museum, a local drink, and learn more about the Katu people and their weaving methods from a TAEC staff member.
9:30 AM - Noon
20 USD

Kmhmu Bamboo Weaving
Make your own taleo and bamboo gift basket! See the museum, enjoy a local drink, and learn about the Kmhmu culture and bamboo weaving from a TAEC staff member.
Presented in English.
9:30 AM - Noon
12 USD

2018 Holidays & Closures

January
International New Year
TAEC Museum and Boutique CLOSED 1 January.

April
Pi Mai (Lao New Year)
TAEC Museum will be CLOSED 13-16 April
TAEC Boutique will be CLOSED 14-16 April

May
Labour Day
The TAEC Museum and Boutique will be CLOSED 1 May

September
TAEC Museum Exhibit Installation & Maintenance
TAEC Museum will be CLOSED 6-24 September

Boun Song Hua (Boat Racing Festival)
TAEC Museum and Boutique will be CLOSED 8-9 September

December
National Day
TAEC Museum and Boutique will be CLOSED 2 December

Boats of Light created for Boun Ok Pansaa A young visitor decorates her boat Flower stupa making for the Lao New Year Flower stupa making for the Lao New Year Fun arts and crafts activities for the entire family! Hmong khene player performing for visitors