Free Exhibition Floor Talks

Hugh Jackman as Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz, 2006 Photograph by Jeff Busby
Hugh Jackman as Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz, 2006. Costumes designed by Roger Kirk.
Photograph by Jeff Busby

Looking for something cool to do during this hot Melbourne summer? Join us for a series of insightful and engaging free talks in Gallery 1 at Arts Centre Melbourne! Hosted by All That Glitters curator Margot Anderson, these talks are a rare opportunity to learn about the art of designing, making and performing in stage costume.

The Stage Wardrobe of Dame Joan Sutherland
Trish Butterworth, Costume Maker, Opera Australia
Wednesday 22 January, 1pm

The Boy From Oz and Beyond
Roger Kirk, Costume Designer
Friday 24 January, 1pm

Costume and the Dancer
Juliet Burnett, Senior Artist, The Australian Ballet
Wednesday 5 February, 1pm

These events are presented by Arts Centre Melbourne as part of the exhibition All That Glitters.
All That Glitters will be on display in Gallery 1 until 23 February 2014.

Final days!

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Costumes from ‘The Diary of a Madman’ and ‘Exit the King’ on display in the exhibition

Hurry! Time is running out for Melburnians to see The Extraordinary Shapes of Geoffrey Rush before it closes on 3 November.

We will be sad to say goodbye to this fascinating exhibition celebrating one of Australia’s best-known and most-respected actors. Featuring costumes, photographs, moving image and personal items, the exhibition highlights roles created by Geoffrey Rush in plays including Exit the King, The Diary of a Madman and The Importance of Being Earnest, and in films such as Shine, Quills, Pirates of the Caribbean and The King’s Speech.

The following two weeks will be a very busy time for the Performing Arts Collection staff as we bump out The Extraordinary Shapes of Geoffrey Rush and install a new exhibition hot on its heels…stay tuned for details, because it’s going to be a real stunner!

The Extraordinary Shapes of Geoffrey Rush
Arts Centre Melbourne, Gallery 1
Until 3 November 2013
Open daily, 9am till late
Free