Category Archives: Dunedin

Unbound towards September – Symposium 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March kicked off the official programme for celebrating Suffrage 125 throughout New Zealand throughout 2018. CTANZ is doing its bit to recognise NZ’s milestone with this year’s symposium in Dunedin, Unbound: Liberating Women (21-23 September, … Continue reading

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Unbound – Call for exhibition proposals

Unbound 22nd September – 18th October 2018 Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin Unbound (the exhibition) opens Friday 21st September to launch Unbound: Liberating Women, the 2018 Costume and Textile Association symposium, organised in partnership by CTANZ and … Continue reading

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Unbound: Liberating Women – 2018 Symposium Call for Papers

Happy New Year. Among other things to look forward to in 2018 is, of course, the CTANZ symposium, to be held in Dunedin in September. The timing aligns closely with New Zealand’s Suffrage Day in the year marking 125 years … Continue reading

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Unbound: Liberating women

We are delighted to announce the 2018 CTANZ symposium! Unbound: Liberating women 21-23 September 2018, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin Recognising 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, the 2018 CTANZ symposium offers an opportunity to explore the past, present or … Continue reading

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Madelyn Shaw’s Dunedin talks

Visiting Smithsonian textiles curator Madelyn Shaw is having a busy time of her visit to New Zealand, and the Dunedin leg is no exception, with talks on Sunday at Otago Museum (Hutton Theatre, 2pm) and Monday at Otago Polytechnic. (You … Continue reading

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Free fashion lecture this Saturday 22 April – 3pm – Auckland Museum

Amy Johnson, c.1930 (Public Domain image) CTANZ, in association with the Auckland Museum Institute & with thanks to the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, is delighted to present High Flown Fashion: Women Pilots and the Selling of Aviation … Continue reading

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Floor talk with Natalie Smith

WHEN DREAMS TURN TO GOLD: The Benson & Hedges and Smokefree Fashion Design Awards 1964-1998 10.30am Wednesday 19 April, Dunedin Public Art Gallery FREE Join the Friends of the Gallery for an informal talk and walk through the exhibition When … Continue reading

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Lecture tour: Madelyn Shaw, Curator of Textiles, Smithsonian

Madelyn Shaw is the Curator of Textiles at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. She specialises in the exploration of American culture and history through textiles and dress. Madelyn is visiting New Zealand in April … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Current

Current, Otago Museum, 1877 Gallery, 18 March – 2 July 2017 To coincide with this year’s  iD Fashion Week, the Otago Museum invited a group of emerging artists and designers to create new work based on the museum’s extensive textile … Continue reading

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‘Shoe School’ is coming to Wellington

Louise Clifton is a shoemaker and teacher dedicated to making shoemaking skills simple, accessible and fun. This winter she is offering sandal making workshops so that you can step out in your own creations next summer! Although Louise’s Shoe School is … Continue reading

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