A Talk By Bedazzled Curator Leanne Wickham
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|Sun 5 Aug ’12, 2:00pm–3:00pm||
Where: Rotorua Museum, Queens Drive, Government Gardens, Rotorua
Restrictions: All Ages
- Adult: $5.00
Event listed by: Rotorua Museum
As part of the closing of Bedazzled exhibition, curator Leanne Wickham will entertain in an exclusive talk about the amazing history and beautiful garments of the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Leanne works for The Dowse Art Museum as Curator Programmes & Events.
Bookings are required, so please contact William Yip, ph 07 351 7829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bedazzled exhibition is open until 5th August so get in quick to see:
Be dazzled by the opulent costumes of New Zealand designer Kristian Fredrikson. The exhibition includes gorgeous garments and detailed drawings from nine ballets including Cinderella, Peter Pan, Swan Lake and A Christmas Carol.
Highlights include Cinderella’s ball dress, Princess Odile’s tutu from Swan Lake, the phantoms from A Christmas Carol and the brightly patterned chorus from A Servant of Two Masters.
The show offers a detailed look at Fredrikson’s designs, acclaimed for their sumptuous, jewel-like qualities, hidden meanings and underlying symbolism.
1. Swan Lake, Princess Odile (1985)
2. Curator Leanne Wickham adjusting the costumes. Kristian Fredrikson costumes: Fairy Spring, Cinderella (1991), Titania, The Dream (1981). Collection of The Dowse Art Museum, Gift of Royal Ballet. Image by Jeff McEwan.