Melbourne Museum: Gut Feelings & Revolutions Records and Rebels

On our final day in Melbourne we visited the Melbourne Museum. Our intention was to see the exhibition Gut Feelings and spend a little bit of time in some of the permanent displays. In the end, we had enough time to also wander through the temporary exhibition Revolutions: Records and Rebels. With the latter, I … Continue reading Melbourne Museum: Gut Feelings & Revolutions Records and Rebels

Immigration Museum: Tatau Marks of Polynesia & Perseverance Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

Today we visited the Immigration Museum in Melbourne specifically to see two new (ish) exhibitions - Tatau and Perseverance. Essentially, both look at the significance of tattoos - one focusing on Polynesia and the other on Japan. Even though there were a few similarities, I am going to address each exhibition separately. I have previously … Continue reading Immigration Museum: Tatau Marks of Polynesia & Perseverance Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

National Gallery of Victoria: Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

During a weekend getaway to Melbourne, I made sure to visit the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) to see Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds. I was quite familiar with the works of Escher having seen examples in optical illusion puzzle books. I was particularly excited to see the work titled Ascending and descending … Continue reading National Gallery of Victoria: Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

National Gallery of Victoria: The House of Dior

Hello! I'm back with another guest post for Curate Your Own Adventure. This time I’m discussing The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne. This exhibition commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the Dior fashion house, one of the most iconic couture … Continue reading National Gallery of Victoria: The House of Dior