To Jun 30 All’Italiana: The Craft of Italian Fashion c.1900-2000. Guest curator Ivan Sayers in partnership with the Italian Cultural Centre Gallery. This exhibition highlights the impact of Italian tailoring, design and style on the development of 20th Century fashion. Featuring garments by Italian design houses such as Fortuny, Pucci, and Schiaparelli from the collection of fashion history Ivan Sayers, the Museum of Vancouver, SMOC with the assistance of Clause Jahnke. Please check our website for updates on current exhibitions.
The Italian Cultural Centre Museum is devoted to the history of the Italian community in the Lower Mainland. In addition to the permanent collection, the Museum produces four new exhibitions a year focusing on Italian art forms of all varieties, encompassing both the traditional and the post-modern. Previous exhibitions have included: tapestries, paper marbling and bookbinding, and displays on Italian opera.
Malleable: Changing Notions of Women
Women’s Work: Reflections on the History of Women in Textile