Friday Files – Looking for a Weekend activity?

Friday Files – Looking for a Weekend activity?

Ripponlea Estate – The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

Hot on the heels of the release of the critically acclaimed film, The Dressmaker, the National Trust in association with Film Art Media proudly presents a major exhibition of Marion Boyce’s masterful costume design.

At Rippon Lea Estate, be transported to the dusty town of Dungatar in the 1950’s, and experience the journey of transformation through the artful and luxurious costumes worn by Kate Winslet and the cast of The Dressmaker.

The NGV – 200 Years of Australian Fashion

Designer Talk on Sunday the 12th of June on Hats and Handbags

Hear from Cathryn Wills, Managing & Creative Director of iconic Australian brand Mimco, as she shares her insights and industry experience on the development of accessory design in Australia. Explore current issues and developments in the industry, the importance of inspired design and the creative versus commercial dichotomy as reflected in the accessories on display.

Speaker Cathryn Wills, Creative and Managing Director, Mimco

The QAG – Journeys North


During 1988, with the financial assistance of the Australian Bicentennial Authority, the Galley commissioned six photographers to produce a portfolio on the theme of community life in Queensland entitled ‘Journeys north’. Last exhibited January 1988 it is an ideal time to re-examine this portfolio which highlights how Queensland has changed in the intervening 28 years since the commission.