For those interested in delving deeper into a particular area of non-Western art, five study groups are available to members. Such groups are led by an expert and meet in more intimate settings where the art and culture are discussed in depth.
- African Studies (ASG): Art and culture of Africa and the African diaspora
- Ancient Americas (AASG): Art and culture of pre-Columbian Americas
- Native American (NASG): Art and culture of Native America
- Tribal Asia (TASG): Art and culture from Tribal Asia, the Western Pacific (emphasis on Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Southeast Asia)
- Oceanic Study Group (OSG): Art & Connoisseurship of South Pacific Material Culture