Category Archives: Exhibitions

Ataahua Mahi – Beautiful Work

Fashion fans can see Simone Montgomery’s millinery on Display for Dunedin Fashion ID week. See her work on display from 30 April – 6th May in two venues: Mayer Shoes in Wall St Mall Dunedin – with thanks, Glen and Poppy Fashion … Continue reading

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Waitangi textile lectures: April, July, September

Leading up to the exhibition X-Marks: Conversations in Cloth, opening at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi in September, the museum is holding three talks by textile scholar and author Vivian Caughley at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi Learning Centre. The … Continue reading

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A Certain Style and other fashionable things in Auckland

Auckland’s 4 Days of Fashion in the City begins 21 March and the New Zealand Fashion Museum is kicking it off in, literally, a certain style. A Certain Style is the museum’s new 2018 exhibition, showcasing the work of Bruce … Continue reading

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“Oreo’s Sampler” – Expressions of Interest

In 1820 a “sampler” marked by “Oreo” was sent to the Church Missionary Society in England. In 1821 this “sampler” arrived in London. What did this sampler look like? Who was “Oreo”? Enthusiastic and passionate textile and fibre artists are … Continue reading

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An opportunity for emerging designers

Innovative Costume of the 21st Century: The next Generation If you graduated or commenced your fashion businesses in the 21st century, including 2018, you may want to consider submitting your work (photos, illustrations or physical items) to this fantastic initiative … Continue reading

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Suffrage 125

This year’s Suffrage 125 commemorations celebrate 125 years since NZ became the first country to grant women the right to vote. CTANZ is acknowledging this significant milestone with the theme of its 2018 symposium, Unbound: Liberating Women, to be held … 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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The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood at Bendigo Art Gallery

Wall of costume design sketches, Image; supplied While planning my dream trip to see the House of Dior exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria I discovered that Bendigo Art Gallery had an Edith Head exhibition on at the same time. I decided to … Continue reading

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Unwearable: 2010 – 2017 WOW Retrospective Depot Artspace

Unwearable: 2010 – 2017 WOW Retrospective is Beatrice Carlson’s exclusive exhibition of her last 7 entries into the renowned World of Wearable Art (WOW) Awards, plus a selection of her jewellery design, accessory design and drawings. Beatrice Carlson is a … Continue reading

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Masterworks Gallery, 30 July-19 August 2017 Two new exhibitions with costume and textile interest open at Masterworks Gallery in Auckland at the end of July. Weaver Christopher Duncan is part of  Room for Conversation, with ceramicist Aaron Scythe and glass … Continue reading

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