Thu, May 04|
WorkZones, Santa Barbara
Experience Royalty with Coronation Couture: Free Exhibition of a Coronation Gown and Robe - Don’t Miss Out!
Experience Royalty with the Coronation Couture exhibition of Norman Hartnell's revival of his Coronation Gown and Robe designed for a viscountess or baroness, plus patterns, magazines, and original photos from 1953 presented by the Couture Pattern Museum.
Time & Location
May 04, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
WorkZones, Santa Barbara, 351 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
About the event
Experience the elegance and grandeur of Norman Hartnell's iconic designs at our upcoming exhibition, Coronation Couture. This free event features a full-sized revival of a regal coronation dress and robe designed for a viscountess or baroness by Norman Hartnell for Queen Elizabeth II's 1953 coronation. See the intricate details of the reproduction of his coronation designs, the toiles, and original press photos from the time of the coronation. Plus, view patterns and sketches made by the legendary designer himself. As a special treat, visitors can watch the first-ever televised coronation, broadcast by the BBC in 1953, while enjoying the exhibition. Join us in celebrating the legacy of Norman Hartnell, the renowned dressmaker to the Queen, and don't miss this opportunity to see his timeless regal designs on display. Register now!
Special Exhibition: 1st Thursday Santa Barbara