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Fashion talk fundraiser for Life Linc Nelson – 18 August

‘Ramsay to Renoir’ is a fundraiser for Life Linc Nelson; a charitable organisation that provides very low cost professional counselling to couples and individuals within Nelson /Tasman.

Using live models wearing historically accurate recreations of garments from famous paintings. Historian Leimomi Oakes will explore the intersection between art and fashion.


Ramsay to Renoir’ is a fundraiser for Life Linc; a charitable organisation that provides very low cost professional counselling to couples and individuals within Nelson and Tasman.

Using live models wearing historically accurate recreations of garments from famous paintings, from Ramsay’s portrait of Queen Charlotte to Renoir’s portrait of the actress Jeanne Samary, historian Leimomi Oakes will explore the intersection between art and fashion, and the secret messages coded into paintings through the clothing depicted.

Leimomi is an internationally renowned costumer & fashion historian. She specialises in recreating historical fashions using period accurate techniques, and in exploring the way historical events and societal mores influenced, and were influenced by, fashion and textiles.

Leimomi’s talks are informative and entertaining, and have been delivered to audiences at Government House in Wellington, Old Government House in Sydney, as well as at numerous museums, including Te Papa.

Book at Ticket Direct 03 548 3840

www.theatreroyalnelson.co.nz or usual outlets.

 

Article type: Meetings and events
Start date: August 18, 2018
Start time: 2:00 PM
End Date: August 18, 2018
End Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: Richmond Town Hall
9 Cambridge Street
Richmond
Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman
New Zealand
7020

Cost: $26.00

Contact Name: Dawn Allan…
Contact Phone: 03 548 2400
Contact Email: [email protected]

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