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Behind the Seams Tours

Join members of the exhibition team and an industry expert or two for a unique behind the seams tour of The Bowerbird and The Bride exhibition. Uncover secrets from the studio of award winning costume designer and fashion collector, Marion Boyce. You will also experience specialist insights into the period and vintage wedding dresses and accessories on display.

Dates and times

Morning tours 9 – 10:30am
SOLD OUT Saturday 14 July with Christopher Salter and Paul Hunt
SOLD OUT Saturday 21 July with Christopher Salter and Lydia Pearson
SOLD OUT Saturday 11 August with Dr Michael Marendy

Evening tours 6:15 – 7:45pm
Thursday 19 July with Associate Curator Christopher Salter and costume designer Vanessa Loh
Thursday 2 August with Associate Curator Christopher Salter and curatorial assistant Chloe Borich
Thursday 16 August with Conservation, Curatorial and Education Consultant (Costume, Clothing and Textiles) Dr Michael Marendy

Tour facilitators

Christopher Salter

Chloe Borich

Lydia Pearson

Dr Michael Marendy

Paul Hunt

Vanessa Loh

FAQs: The Bowerbird and The Bride

This event is part of The Bowerbird and The Bride exhibition at Old Government House from 12 July to 19 August 2018.

April 2018

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