Museum of Brisbane

Unpacking the Archive: The Secret Lives of Garments

  • Fr 1 Feb 2019
  • 6pm - 7.30pm
  • $30pp, bookings required
  • Dome Lounge

Join designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson, textile conservator Louise McCullagh and the Museum’s Collections and Curatorial Manager Kathryn King to dissect the design, construction and conservation of garments from the Easton Pearson Archive.

Unpacking the Archive: The Secret Lives of Garments

Join designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson, textile conservator Louise McCullagh and the Museum’s Collections and Curatorial Manager Kathryn King to dissect the design, construction and conservation of garments from the Easton Pearson Archive.

Featuring favourite garments selected by the designers, this event will reveal the life story of each piece from sketches, fabric swatches, manufacture, construction, fleeting public life on the catwalk and the meticulous process of archiving and conserving.

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Images by photographer David Kelly