Art After Dark Toi o te Pō
Thursday 21 July 2011,
Throughout Te Papa
New Zealand in Vogue
Join us for an evening of 1950s and 60s glamour at the newly opened New Zealand in Vogue. Enjoy floortalks with exhibition curator, Claire Regnault, and fashion icons Michal McKay and Jillian Ewart. Then relax to a performance of jazz from the same era.
5.30–6.15pm Curator floortalk
Join Te Papa Senior Curator History and exhibition curator Claire Regnault for a floortalk in New Zealand in Vogue.
Eyelights Gallery, Level 4
6.30pm–7.30pm A conversation with people in Vogue
Claire Regnault is curator of New Zealand in Vogue and co-author of The Dress Circle, finalist in the 2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards. She discusses the fashion world of the 1950s and 1960s with two of New Zealand's most stylish fashion icons: Michal McKay, former editor of Vogue New Zealand (and several international magazines), and Jillian Ewart, formerly of the New Zealand Wool Board. Follow New Zealand fashion from the wool mills of southern New Zealand to the glamour of the Paris collections and dinner with Pierre Cardin.
The Marae, Level 4
7.30pm–8.30pm Jazz in Espresso
Relax with a glass of wine or coffee and listen to ‘Night Train’ play jazz from the 1950s and 1960s.
Level 4 Espresso.