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The Game | Viet Nam by LE Brothers
Curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani
2 November 2016 - 19 February 2017
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

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2012-2555, 2556, 2557
A Video Installation by Korakrit Arunanondchai
1 April - 10 September 2016
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

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Missing Links: A series of moving images exhibition from Southeast Asia
Curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong
22 May - 31 October 2015
At Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok

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Joyful Khaen, Joyful Dance: An Exhibition of Morlam Music and Performances from Isan, Northeastern Thailand
18 October 2014 - 31 March 2015
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

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TRANSMISSION: Sopheap Pich, Albert Yonathan Setyawan, The Propeller Group, Nick Chan, Suwichcha Dussadeewanich, Sakarin Krue-On and Thakol Khao Sa-ad.
21 March – 30 August 2014
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

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mnēmonikos: Art of Memory in Contemporary Textiles
An exhibition exploring contemporary textiles at the molecular level
Curated by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada
August 22, 2013 - February 22, 2014
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

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[MONTIEN BOONMA]: UNBUILT / RARE WORKS
April 11 - July 31, 2013
At the Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok

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[Montien Boonma]: Unbuilt / Rare Works
Educational Program

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SAFE PLACE IN THE FUTURE (?) DYSTOPIA NOW UTOPIA NEVER

November 22, 2012 - March 3, 2013
Venue: The Jim Thompson Art Center
 

T R A C E S
A video art and photography exhibition reinvestigates social memory in Southeast Asia

July 12 – October 31, 2012
Venue: Jim Thompson Art Center

 
ART ON FARM:
A DIARY FROM THE ISAN PLATEAU
A collective exhibition of Art on Farm projects from 2009 - 2011


March 31 – June 24, 2012
Venue: Jim Thompson Art Center
 
PRIMITIVE
An Art Exhibition by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Curatorial team: Gridthiya Gaweewong and Penwadee Nophaket Manont

December 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012
At The Jim Thompson Art Center

 

PRIMITIVE
Educational Programs:
Part of Primitive an Art Exhibition by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

January 6, 2012
At William Warren Library, 4th floor, Henry B. Thompson building

 

KHUN CHANG KHUN PHAEN IN MODERN MEDIA:
RE-PRODUCTION AND RE-INTERPRETATION
By Narongsak Sonjai

July 30, 2011 at 14.00-15.30 hrs.
At The Jim Thompson Art Center
** (Lecture will be held in Thai with English summarize)

 
Artist Forum:
INTERPRETATION OF KHUN CHANG KHUN PHAEN IN A FOREIGNER’S PERSPECTIVES

June 25, 2011 at 14:00-15:00 hrs
At The Jim Thompson Art Center
(*Program will be in English with Thai summarized translation)

 
SEPHA PERFORMANCE ON “KHUN PHAEN ABDUCTING WANTHONG”
Leaded by Noppakhun Sudprasert and Watit Duriangkul

June 11, 2011 at 14:00-15:30 hrs
At The Jim Thompson Art Center
(*Program will be in Thai with English summary)

 
EXHIBITION: RE-READING KHUN CHANG KHUN PHAEN

May 14 – September 30, 2011
At Jim Thompson Art Center
 
The Jim Thompson Art Center cordially invites you to attend the special preview and curator talk (walk)
“RE-READING KHUN CHANG KHUN PHAEN”

May 13, 2011 at 17:00 hrs.
At Jim Thompson Art Center

 
TOMORROW WAS YESTERDAY
Transmission of selected works from 1992 – 2000
Artist: Chitti Kasemkitvatana / http://tomorrow-was-yesterday.tumblr.com

March 30 - May 30, 2011
Time: 9.30 am. - 5.00 pm., Tuesday – Saturday
At William Warren Library
4th floor, Henry B. Thompson building, BTS: National Stadium

 
An Artist Talk, @ The Crossroad and No Signal, What the Hell Would Judi Dench Do?:
A Discussion on Arts, Video Work, and Design by Michael Shaowanasai

Speaker: Michael Shaowanasai
Moderator: Panu Boonpiputtanapong

February 1, 2011/ 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
At William Warren Library, 4th floor, Henry B. Thompson Building

 
BANGKOK WRITERS RETREAT

January 22 – 23, 2011 / 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
At Jim Thompson Art Center, William Warren Library

 
ISAN FILM FESTIVAL 2010
Back to Isan Homeland

Presents films about Isan life, exiled Isan people and rural lifestyle
A film program for Isan people and general public

From December 17, 2010 to January 9, 2011
At Jim Thompson Farm

 
Revisit the Jim Thompson Era: Fashion and Fantasy Bazaar
A BENEFIT EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART & DESIGN


From October 2, 2010 - January 15, 2011
Open from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm daily
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
 

“BREAKING OUT OF THE COCOON, GROWING OUT OF RICE”
Art exhibition by Montri Toemsombat

Curators: Gridthiya Gaweewong and Somsuda Piamsumrit
Project Assistant: Jirat Ratthawongjirakul

From July 30 - September 19, 2010
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Road, Bangkok (BTS: National Stadium)

 
THE TROPICS – VIEWS FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE GLOBE
An exhibition of pre-modern and contemporary art from the tropics

Curated by Alfons Hug, Peter Junge, Viola König

Organized by The Jim Thompson Art Center in collaboration with The Ethnological Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Goethe-Institut.
From March 13 – June 12, 2010
Open from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm daily
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
Admission Free

 
GOLDEN TIGER / HIDDEN MONKEY
ASTROLOGY • ART • LIFE

A dialogue with the Jim Thompson art collection

From now until February 28, 2010
Open from 9.00 am. – 5.00 pm. daily
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
Admission Free

THE ART THERAPY WORKSHOP MINDFULL ART
Conducted by Kit Kerdbandit, a professionally trained art therapist
January 16, 23 and 30, 2010 from 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.
At the William Warren Library, Henry B Thompson building

 

THE JIM THOMPSON ART CENTER ON FARM (JTAC on Farm)
THE FARM STORY

An art, sericulture and recycle project

December 19, 2009 to January 10, 2010
At Jim Thompson Farm

 
RED DEMON, Contemporary Thai Likay

1 to 8 November, 2009
The Jim Thompson Art Center
 
FUTUROTEXTILES; Surprising Textiles, Design & Art
An exhibition about science, technology and art with textiles
Curated by Caroline David

2 August – 16 October 2009
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

 

SONGS OF MEMORY: TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
A Multi-media Exhibition of Music, Instruments, and Costumes of the Karen, Hmong, Mien, Lahu, Akha, and Lisu
Curated by Victoria Vorreiter
Exhibition designed by Pachara Pitipanich and ELE team

24 April 2009 – 23 July 2009
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

 
INTO AN EMPTY SKY
An art exhibition by Xawery Wolski

Curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong
Curatorial assistants: Penwadee Nophaket Manont & Yuwadee Srihuayyod

January 24 – April 5, 2009
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

 
INVISIBLE HANDS
The People Behind Jim Thompson-The Thai Silk Company
August 25 – November 16, 2008
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
 

TOMYAM PLADIB
An art exhibition of Thai and Japanese artists exploring the coexistence of the traditional and the contemporary
March 19 - July 15, 2008
At the Jim Thompson Art Center

 
WEAVING PARADISE
Southeast Asian Textiles and Their Creators
A textiles exhibition from the Tilleke & Gibbins textile collection

November 3, 2007 - February 24, 2008
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

LECTURE: “The Textiles of Malay cultures”
January 11, 2008 at 4:00 p.m.
At the William Warren Library (4th floor, Henry B. Thompson Building)
Admission is free.

 

CURATOR WALK
January 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
At the Exhibition Hall, the Jim Thompson Art Center
Admission is free.

 

LECTURE: “Traditional Lao Culture and Hand-woven Textiles”
January 14, 2008 at 2.30 p.m.
At the William Warren Library (4th floor, Henry B. Thompson Building)
Admission is free.

 

POETRY NIGHT: A CELEBRATION TO WOMEN AND THEIR DEDICATION TO TEXTILE PRODUCTION
January 26, 2008 at 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
At the William Warren Library (4th floor, Henry B. Thompson Building)
Admission is free.

 
“THE PLACE & THE PLATE”
Food, Feeling and the New French Table Way of Life
An exhibition of design and gastronomy

(Part of LA FÊTE – French Thai Cultural Festival in Bangkok)
June 29 - September 30, 2007
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission is free.
 
METISSAGES
A crossbreeding of contemporary art and textiles

March 31 - June 17, 2007
At the Jim Thompson Art Center
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission is free.
 
LOST IN THE CITY
November 25, 2006 through March 22, 2007
At the Jim Thompson Center for the Arts
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission is free.
 
STITCHING THE WOUND EXHIBITION AT JIM THOMPSON ART CENTER
June 23 – October 31, 2006
At the Jim Thompson Center for the Arts
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission is free.
 
FLY WITH ME TO ANOTHER WORLD (in transit)
June 5 - July 7, 2006
At the Jim Thompson House
Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission is free.
 
ROYAL SIAMESE MAPS EXHIBITED
January 28 - March 31, 2006
At the Jim Thompson Centre for the Arts

Opening Hours: 09.00 - 17.00 hours (Open daily)
Admission is free.
 
CHRISTIAN LACROIX DIALOGUES!
An Exhibition of Art and Fashion at the Jim Thompson House

October 20, 2005 - January 5, 2006
Jim Thompson House, Center for the Arts
Opening Hours: 09.00 - 17.00 hours (Open daily)
 

RITUAL TAI TEXTILES
AT THE JIM THOMPSON HOUSE GALLERY

July 27 – September 30, 2005
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (Open daily)
Admission is free.

 
INTERWEAVING CULTURES: International Contemporary Art Project
March 31 - June 30, 2005
At The Art Center at the Jim Thompson House
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (Open daily)
Admission to “Interweaving Cultures” is free.
 
STATUS, MYTH AND THE SUPERNATURAL
Unraveling the Secrets of Southeast Asian Textiles

Textile Symposium presented by the James H. W. Thompson Foundation
August 4 - 7, 2005
Shangri-la Bangkok hotel
 
‘temporary insanity’
July 29 to October 31, 2004
An Exhibition of Recent Works by Pinaree Sanpitak

 
Power Dressing
Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

December 2003 to May 31, 2004
At the Jim Thompson Center for Textiles and the Arts,
situated on the grounds of the Jim Thompson House museum.