The Miss Fisher’s Costume Exhibition

You don’t have to be a fan of the detective series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries to enjoy The Miss Fisher’s Costume Exhibition. It’s really terrific! This is an insightful look at the costumes, accessories, props and sets, that have made this program an international success. The exhibition offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the...
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A Golden Age of China – an exhibition at NGV

A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor, 1736-1795 The Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor, 1736-1795 is an exhibition showing at the National Gallery of Victoria and features more that 120 works from the prestigious Palace Museum, Beijing. It tells the story of China’s foremost art collector Qianlong Emperor whose vision was to create a new golden...
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Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s

Needlewoman or not, you can’t help but enjoy this lovely exhibition of nearly 60 works presented by the National Gallery of Victoria.   Appropriately named ‘Exquisite Threads’,  the work demonstrates the role of embroidery and its relation to education, fashion and domestic life in England. A display case houses samplers and fragments of fine delicacy, the...
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Dior and I – a film to capitvate

We all like to know what goes on behind the scenes in the world of fashion and now here is a documentary that provides a candid insight dealing with the impact and experiences of the newly appointed creative director, Raf Simons, to the House of Dior. Frederic Tcheng, director, writer and producer of the film, tracks the...
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