Category Archives: Local events

National Embroidery School 2018 and ANZEG conference

July 2018 sees the Nelson Embroiderers’ Guild hosting the National Embroidery School, the National Embroidery Exhibition and the ANZEG biennial conference. These events are held every two years and are the largest gathering of embroiderers and textile artists in New … Continue reading

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Hats off to Heritage – Parnell, 4 November 2017

Saturday 4 November, Kinder House, 2 Ayr Street, Parnell, 5-7pm Join Parnell Heritage in celebrating the life of 1950’s Parnell milliner, Lindsay Kennett. The Melbourne Cup inspired event features Hilary Hunt, biographer of master milliner, Lindsay Kennett, to talk about … Continue reading

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Auckland’s famous Vintage Textile Fair is THIS SUNDAY!

It’s that time of the year! The Auckland Vintage Textile Fair time! And CTANZ will be there with our own table – do come & say hello! When: THIS SUNDAY! 27th August 2017 From: 10AM to 4PM Where: Tasman Room, Alexander Park … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Máximo Laura at Pataka

Máximo Laura – Eternal Vision Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua Friday 21 July to Sunday 27 August 2017 On Saturday 22 July, Pataka will open an exhibition by Máximo Laura, an award winning and internationally recognised tapestry weaver from Peru. Regarded … 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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Exhibition: Emma Kitts and the event of a thread

The Dowse Art Museum, 25 March – 02 July 2017 Floortalk Sat 25 March 11:00 am Join artist Emma Fitts and curator Melanie Oliver in conversation at the Dowse about textiles, feminist history and the exhibition From Pressure to Vibration—The Event of … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Catwalk to Cover

26 November 2016 – 12 February 2017 This summer  Expressions Whirinaki in Upper Hutt hosts Catwalk to Cover, an exhibition developed and toured by the Fashion & Textile Museum in London. Through a series of candid photographs from top catwalk photographers … Continue reading

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Exhibition: At the Beach comes to the Dowse Art Museum

The Fashion Museum’s exhibition At the Beach can be seen at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt from 26 Nov 2016 – 19 Feb 2017. Floor talk – Saturday 26 November 2pm Doris de Pont, founder and curator of … Continue reading

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Fashion for intellectuals

Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland   8 October – 5 November 2016 Saturdays 12-4pm, Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm, free entry The latest exhibition from the New Zealand Fashion Museum revisits, with Blikfang Gallery, a 1959 exhibition by artist June Black that … Continue reading

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Exhibitions: Yvonne Todd at the Tauranga Art Gallery

3 September to 6 November 2016 In 2014 I was invited by the City Gallery in Wellington, to curate a ‘Frock Room’ as part of Creamy Psychology, a major retrospective exhibition of photographer Yvonne Todd. The ‘Frock Room’ featured glamorous gowns, including … Continue reading

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