Love Is... Australian Wedding Fashion

On now until 20 May 2018 Powerhouse Museum Book Tickets

From the simple to the stunning, Love is: Australian Wedding Fashion features more than 50 wedding outfits plus accessories covering nearly 200 years of Australian weddings. The exhibition includes Australia’s first surviving wedding dress from 1822, gold rush fashions, elegant 1920s gowns, unconventional sixties styles and spectacular contemporary designer fashion, as well as garments reflecting Australia’s culturally diverse communities. Memorabilia, photographs and letters reveal the stories and traditions behind the outfits within the context of the social, economic and political changes in Australian society. The exhibition showcases examples of exquisite contemporary gowns from well-known Australians at the vanguard of international wedding fashion.

Make your visit to Love Is extra special with High Tea at the Powerhouse.


Free with museum admission.

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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Powerhouse Museum venue page, including:

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Exhibition Events

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Bridal Variations

15 April, 10.30am - 3pm

A unique celebration of the wedding dress with a specially commissioned performance