Tag Archives: Buttons

Auckland to Ashburton, via Nelson and Wellington

There are textile/ costume events and exhibitions up the wazoo over the next two months. Most important of these is the CTANZ symposium in Nelson 27-29 September. Register before 1 September and you could win a $25 gift voucher from … 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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Art Deco buttons delight at the Dowse this summer

Buttons seem to be something of a curatorial theme this year. Déboutonner la mode (Unbuttoning fashion), an extensive, and meticulously researched button exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, has just closed after a successful six month season. Meanwhile, closer to home, the Dowse … Continue reading

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