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I Do! After Dark

This event is SOLD OUT

Friday 18 September 2020, 5:30 - 8:30pm, 18 years+

As the sun goes down and the stars come out join us for the official opening night  for a very special adults-only After Dark!

Evening program of events: 

5:30pm - 8:30pm, Level 2

Access to our new exhibition I Do! Wedding Stories from Queensland with curators on hand to expand stories and answer questions. The exhibition features more than 40 garments, plus an exquisite range of accessories, photographs and letters that reveal stories of evolving fashion, changing cultural traditions, heartbreaking circumstances and what it truly means to love. 

 

5:30pm - 8:30pm, Level 2

Learn about the intricate and considered work that goes into preserving garments and textiles with Queensland Museum's Senior Conservator Solitaire Osei.

5:30pm - 8:30pm, Level 2

Acccess to Omnipresence interactive installation (Level 3), Lost Creatures and Threads exhibition (Level 2) and Brisbane Festival's aviary of Gouldian Finchs and Anzac Legacy Gallery (Level 1). 

 

6:20pm, Level 2 foyer

In-conversation chat with First Nations artists Simone Arnol and Bernard Singleton, whose commissioned artwork is featured in the exhibition.

 

7:20pm, Level 2 foyer

Facilitated chat with Vilaseri and Luisa Tuicolo who will share the importance of traditional Fijian masi cloth, how it is made and the story behind their daughter’s wedding dress.


Food and beverages will be available for purchase on the night via contactless payments (credit card).

This is a COVID-Safe event with limited capacity. Bookings essential. 18 years+

In line with Stage 3 of Queensland Government’s COVID-safe Roadmap to recovery, we have made some changes to the way we do things and introduced new health and safety measures to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit. For more information please visit qm.qld.gov.auIf you are attending a ticketed experience at the Museum, please be aware of this important information. Please visit our opening information page or check out our FAQs page.

Featured image - top image: Iris Smart Collection, Queensland Museum; bottom image: Nellie Kee Collection, Queensland Museum

I Do! After Dark is supported by:

Event Details

Dates
18 September 2020, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location
Queensland Museum
Cost
$30