Auckland is at COVID-19 Alert Level 4 until Tue 21 Sep 2021

August, 2021

2021Tue31Aug7:00 pm7:20 pmPostponedWe are what we wear - Auckland Museum Evenings with an ExpertMeet Grace Lai, Auckland Museums Curator of Applied Arts and DesignPostponed while Auckland is at COVID Alert Level 4 or 3.7:00 pm - 7:20 pm Auckland Museum, Parnell, Auckland 1010Type:Free,Museums and GalleriesWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Grace Lai, Auckland Museum

When

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 7:20 pm

Event Details

Every Tuesday is an opportunity to broaden your knowledge with Evenings with an Expert 20 minute free talks at Auckland Museum led by an Auckland War Memorial staff member. Grace Lai, Curator of Applied Arts and Design takes you on a journey through Auckland Museum’s large and eclectic wardrobe and reveals what it says about us on Tuesday 31 August 2021 at 7pm..

From bathing caps to feather boas, Deadly Ponies to Versace, the fashion collection at Auckland Museum is extensive. Covering iconic pieces by designers who wrote New Zealand fashion history as well as garments that ​represent key moments in national and global events, the collection shows how what we wear can communicate personal and national identities. Join Grace Lai, Curator of Applied Arts and Design as she takes you on a journey through Auckland Museum’s large and eclectic wardrobe and reveals what it says about us.

Grace Lai is the Curator of Applied Arts and Design at Auckland War Memorial Museum​ Tāmaki Paenga Hira, where she leads the development, research and exhibition of a national archive of craft and design.

Price

FREE event

Organiser

Auckland MuseumAuckland War Memorial Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people and is a war memorial for the Auckland province.

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