The David Roche Foundation upcoming events calendar

Upcoming events calendar

The David Roche Foundation House Museum is pleased to be able to present the following events relating to our exhibition, Silhouettes: Fashion in the shadow of HIV/AIDS.

On this page, you have an easy to follow list of our events to put in your calendar (so you don’t miss out!). We will be adding more events, so make sure you check back regularly to keep up-to-date with what we have in store.



Thursday 10th | 5:30PM: TDRF Members only event with Silhouettes guest curator Skye Bartlett, fashion historian and collector


Thursday 24th | 5-7:30PM: Silhouettes – Twilight evening at TDRF



Wednesday 2nd | 6-7:30PM:A musical evening with Jonathon Glonek – Paganini | Roman room (A Fringe Festival event)


Wednesday 9th | 6-7:30PM: A musical evening with Jonathon Glonek – Paganini | Roman room (A Fringe Festival event)


Thursday 17th | 6PM: Peter Tully, a talk by Rebecca Evans (Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Art Gallery of South Australia)



Thursday 21st | 6PM: Wear your heart on your sleeve: fashion as activism, presented by Timothy Roberts (historian and contributing author to Silhouettes)



Thursday 12th | 5PM: Fashioning Memory: A special guided tour of Silhouettes by Nikki Sullivan (SAMESH) and Skye Bartlett (SAMESH, guest curator of Silhouettes) (A History Festival event)


Thursday 19th | 6PM: Join writer, editor and arts consultant Alison Kubler for Canvas to Catwalk – The Spectacle of 1980s Fashion – from Warhol to Versace 


Thursday 26th | 6PM (ACST) on Youtube: The Doppelgänger Conversations, join Dr. Rochus Hinkel (UniSA, SIDA Foundation and TDRF Research Fellow) and Geraldine Kihirri Barlow, Head of International Art for the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane for a discussion on contemporary examples of Doppelgänger and the role of the original and the copy in contemporary art practice. 



Thursday 16th | 6PM: David McDiarmid: Art, Politics, Fashion and AIDS, a lecture by Dr Sally Gray (curator & cultural historian, writer of Friends Fashion and Fabulousness: The Making of an Australian Style)



Saturday 23rd | Finnisage Events: Doppelganger and Zombies. More coming soon!


Link image: Rossella Jardini for Moschino (Italy established 1952), Red ribbon blazer, 1995. On loan from a private collection, Paris, France.


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