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Old Government House will be undergoing maintenance over the Christmas closure, and will be closed to the public from
4PM on Monday 23 December 2019, reopening at 10AM on Sunday 12 January 2020.

marion boyce

In Conversation with Marion Boyce

I've always been incredibly fascinated by objects and things ... I was a curious child ... when I was quite young I had a neighbour called Miss Fisk who lived next door and she had the most beautiful treasure land you've ever seen ... I became fascinated with this pair of scissors, these beautiful silver scissors that were embroidery snips and they were silver bowerbirds and she would tell me stories about bowerbirds ... and strangely enough I think that's what I've become...

Marion Boyce 2018

Join us for an exclusive evening with award winning costume designer, Marion Boyce, in conversation with Associate Curator Christopher Salter.

In this discussion, hear about Marion's lifelong passion for collecting, stories from her career in film and television, and the inspiration for this new exhibition, The Bowerbird and The Bride.

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to hear from the great collector and custodian of beautiful things, Marion Boyce.

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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