FABULOUS! highlights include: a luxurious embroidered court suit worn by composer Johann Hummel, a Redfern court gown with regulation eleven-foot-long train (see above), and a museum-commissioned lace peacock motif Alexander McQueen couture gown (pictured at left), among others.
The CSA special program includes both illustrated presentations by curatorial staff as well as a tour. Highlights include an inside look at the Fabulous! exhibition planning process by curator Kevin Jones and a close-up analysis of the Madame Olympe gown by Danielle Killam, assistant registrar.
Happily, there is still space for those interested. Simply download the flyer and mail it in with your check (The deadline for registering is November 11) . I hope I’ll see you there!