Tag Archives: Wedding dress

Upcoming lecture: War Brides

In conjunction with the exhibition Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion from the Victoria & Albert Museum, Dr Gabrielle Fortune will present an illustrated lecture on how wartime austerity impacted on wedding fashion at Te Papa this Sunday at 2pm. Specifically, she … Continue reading

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Te Papa lecture – The World of Charles Frederick Worth

In association with the exhibition Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion from the V&A, London, Te Papa is presenting a series of lectures which expand upon themes within the exhibition. In the first lecture Maureen Montgomery from Canterbury University explores the World … Continue reading

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Lecture: Queen Victoria, Winterhalter and a secret language of visual symbolism

In conjunction with the forthcoming exhibition Unveiled: 200 years of Wedding Fashion from the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Te Papa is delighted to present a series of lectures in conjunction with this glamorous exhibition. The first lecture is by visiting … Continue reading

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Public talk by visiting curator Edwina Ehrman, Curator of Textiles and Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Tuesday 9 August 2011, Soundings Theatre, Level 2, Te Papa, Wellington 6.30pm–7.30pm   Friends of Te Papa $10.00, General Public $15.00. Edwina Ehrman is a Curator of Textiles and Fashion at the V&A. She is the curator of the touring … Continue reading

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A blog you might enjoy – The Gentle Author

As the world succombs to Royal Wedding fever, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce members to The Gentle Author, who writes daily about life ‘in Spitalfields at the heart of London’ – the home of Spitalfields silk.  An … Continue reading

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An invitation to celebrate New Zealand Weddings

An extraordinary exhibition of wedding dress from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, will open at Te Papa on Saturday 17 December 2011. In advance of the opening, Te Papa is creating a database of photographs of New Zealand wedding … Continue reading

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