Brides: Portrait of A Marriage Exhibition Opening

  • June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fairytales always end with a wedding and then the “happily ever after.” Like the opening sentence “Once upon a time” these stories remind us that references to reality, time and complicated emotions are not the domain of fairytales. Yet, despite our post modern suspicion of traditional narratives, weddings remain a popular ending for romantic stories. This exhibition examines the more problematic aspects of marriage: arranged marriages, childbrides, the regret of divorce, not to mention what must be done with the wedding dress after the marriage has ended. This exhibition held at the end of June, the month named after the Roman goddess of marriage Juno, explores the reality of life after the “I do.”

Artists: Lilian Broca, drawing and painting; Linda Coe, Textile Artist; Grace Collins, Photographer; Barbara Heller, Tapestry

The exhibition’s opening night will be held within the museum from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, where light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.



Venue Phone: 604 430 3337

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IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5M 3E4