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I do! Wedding Stories from Queensland


OPENS 18 SEPTEMBER

Take a walk down the aisle and take in the history, beauty and glamour of wedding dresses and love stories from our extensive collection and beyond. 

The exhibition will explore the social and cultural changes through the display and interpretation of wedding fashion and clothing. Spanning more than 180 years of wedding traditions – I do! Wedding Stories from Queensland will explore how some of these traditions have remained the same, how others have changed and how the union of two people in marriage has looked different depending on cultural backgrounds, economic conditions, location and legislation. 

Tickets

Type

Price

Adults

$10

Concession (Pensioner, Senior, Full Time Student)

$8

Child (5-15 years)

$5

Family (2 Adults, 2 children)

$20

Adult Group (group of 10 adults)

$8

Discounts apply for Queensland Museum Annual Pass holders.

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Visiting with a school or group

The Queensland Museum Lifelong Learning Team develops resources to facilitate rich, meaningful connections between subject curricula and museum exhibitions.

Teacher notes for Secondary and Adult Education students have been produced for this exhibition and will be uploaded in the near future. Watch this space, or sign up to Education eNews to be informed of this and other wonderful education opportunities Queensland Museum Network can offer Teachers and Learners.

Teacher Notes provide:

  • An overview of exhibition content
  • Explicit links to relevant curriculum documents (Primary School and/or Secondary School and/or Adult Education)
  • Curriculum-based stimulus questions to enrich students’ exhibition visit
  • Interviews with museum staff, providing an insight into the development of the exhibition

I do! Wedding Stories from Queensland will enhance the learning of students of the following subject areas:

Secondary School

  • Civics and Citizenship (Year 7, 8 and 9)
  • Design and Technologies (Year 7, 8, 9 and 10)
  • Fashion (Year 11 and 12)
  • History (Year 10)
  • Modern History (Year 11 and 12)

Adult Education

  • Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • Clothing and Textile Production
  • Styling (Fashion, Image and Media)
  • TCF Production Operations
  • Textiles, Clothing and Footwear
  • Textile Design and Development
  • Textile Design, Development and Production

A free viewing opportunity for educators is available for the duration of the exhibition. Contact the Bookings Officer on email education@qm.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3840 7608 for more information and to arrange your free entry. Admission is at staff discretion should small delays apply during peak times. 

Bookings are essential for school and group visitors. For helpful information about visiting I do! Wedding Stories from Queensland and Queensland Museum, visit our schools and groups page.

Media

For information, interview requests and images please contact:

Kylie Hay, Senior Media Advisor

P: (07) 3842 9388, 0434 565 852 (Monday to Thursday)

E: media@qm.qld.gov.au


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Event Details

Dates
18 September 2020 - 21 February 2021