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 new exhibition starring the stunning haute couture costumes featured in the movie made by award-winning costume designers Marion Boyce and Margot Wilson.

At Barwon Park Mansion, be transported to the dusty town of Dungatar in the 1950s, and experience the journey of transformation through the artful and luxurious costumes worn by Kate Winslet and the cast of The Dressmaker. The exhibition will reveal how the costumes, inspired by Parisian couture, were made and developed for the film. Visitors will be able to see the level of detail and artisanship which went into making the costumes. The location of the exhibition and the beauty of the costumes create a wonderful incongruous and unexpected quality which captures the spirit of the film. It celebrates fashion and the Australian landscape.

From 22 April to 3 July 2016, The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition will be at Rippon Lea House & Gardens in Melbourne.

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Please note that the exhibition is closed on Saturday 27 February for a private function. 

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The exhibition is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 11 December 2015 to 20 March 2016 at Barwon Park Mansion.

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Barwon Park Mansion

105 Inverleigh Road Winchelsea 3241 VIC

Bookings Office: (03) 9656 9889 | 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Barwon Park Mansion: (03) 5267 2209 | 11am – 4pm Wednesday to Sunday


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