Here Come the Brides: Packing and Mounting Unveiled Join Keira Miller from the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, for fascinating behind-the-scenes insights into the preparation of Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London on Saturday 17 December at 1pm. Keira’s talk will cover textile conservation,
Carefully packed into custom-made crates, the exhibition Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has departed Melbourne for Wellington by sea. In the meantime, it’s been all go in Te Papa’s Textile Store with the arrival of our New Zealand commissions – or at least two of them.
The young Queen avidly recorded details of her wedding to her ‘precious Angel’ in her journal, including descriptions of her wedding attire and her whirling emotions. On the evening of her wedding she confided: ‘My dearest dearest dear Albert… his excessive love and affection gave me feelings of heavenly love and happiness, I never
As we build up to the much anticipated December opening of Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Fashion from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, it is time to ‘unveil’ our three New Zealand designers! As part of the exhibition Te Papa has commissioned three very different New Zealand designers to create their
I have recently returned from a long weekend in Melbourne. I popped over primarily to see the exhibition Vienna: Art + Design at the National Gallery of Victoria (which was well worth it), but also took the opportunity to catch up on some of Victoria’s other wonderful offerings, including the Johnston
The V&A’s stunning new exhibition on 200 years of wedding dress has just opened across the ditch at the Bendigo Art Gallery, which is about a two hour drive from Melbourne. ABC news filmed some of the installation and interviewed the curator, Edwina Ehrman. It provides a great preview of the
The V&A’s wonderful wedding dress exhibition is just about to open in Bendigo, Australia. We are delighted that the exhibition’s curator, Edwina Ehrman has agreed to extend her trip to the Southern Hemisphere for a few extra days in order to pop across to Wellington. Next Tuesday evening, 9 August 2011,