Volunteer call out
The Bowerbird and The Bride exhibition
From the collection of award-winning Australian costume designer Marion Boyce (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and The Dressmaker) and developed in conjunction with QUT, comes a stunning exhibition of 45 bridal gowns from the 1880s to 1970s, The Bowerbird and The Bride. More than a history lesson on a century of Australian wedding fashion, this exhibition is an intriguing insight into how Marion weaves together fact and fiction, conjuring forth fascinating characters and stories from every piece of clothing.
About the Volunteer program
We are looking for volunteers to be an important part of this special exhibition!
Enjoy being amongst Marion Boyce's beautiful collection of wedding dresses and help us make this an enjoyable experience for our visitors. You will also help preserve the safety of this exquisite collection and the environment of Old Government House.
As a volunteer, you will:
- Enjoy being amongst this beautiful collection of wedding dresses.
- Learn more about Marion's collection and the dresses on display at one of the Briefing Sessions.
- Meet and engage with visitors.
- Manage visitor flow and ensure the safety of the exhibition items and Old Government House in general.
- There will be a minimum of six volunteers each shift, so you'll never be left alone.
- Share your passion for fashion and history with a diverse audience.
- You will be an important part of this exclusive exhibition.
- Sign up for 10 or more shifts and be invited to a special preview tour of the exhibition with Marion Boyce and other members of the exhibition team on Wednesday 11 July.
- Attend a special preview tour of the exhibition with Marion Boyce and other members of the exhibition team on Wednesday 11 July.
- Receive a gift certificate for purchases from the Old Government House Gift Shop.
- Receive special rewards for fulfilling multiple shifts.
Please click here for more information and registration link
Applications close 21 June, 2018.