Enjoy an illustrated talk about the luxurious garments featured in the Splendour exhibition. Discover 18th-century fashion, and watch how the experts get these intricate gowns ready for display.
06/10/2016 – 09/10/2016
Our tour to Dunedin and Oamaru coincides with spring, rhododendrons and the Dunedin Arts Festival. Dunedin and Oamaru are two of the Southern Hemisphere’s best preserved Edwardian and Victorian cities, full of gothic-style architecture and heritage attractions.
A number of ‘avant-garde’ artists are considered… there is a bias in this lecture towards British artists… however, French, German and Italian artists’ works are discussed and compared to see what the national and stylistic differences were.
In response to popular demand, we are pleased to offer members another opportunity to enjoy an evening tour of art at Parliament.
Kanthas are stitched, predominantly for marriages using layers of worn muslin saris and dhotis as the base material.
As an author, curator, editor, public intellectual and one of ‘fashion’s brainiest women’ (The Washington Post), Dr Valerie Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies and in raising public awareness of the cultural and social significance of fashion.
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