the johnston collection

The Johnston Collection presents Haute Couture Houses

On Wednesday The Johnston Collection presents HAUTE COUTURE HOUSES, a talk with Paola Di Trocchio, Curator Fashion and Textiles, National Gallery of Victoria. Di Trocchio will explore the history of haute couture from its early beginnings in the 19th century to its contemporary manifestation as a site for elite craftsmanship and conceptual experimentation. HAUTE COUTURE HOUSES, […]


RETURN TO THE CITY: a contemporary art exhibition for Christmas at The Johnston Collection

RETURN TO THE CITY is a contemporary art exhibition of new work inspired by historic aspects of William Johnston’s life and the Collection itself, commissioned from some of Melbourne’s most on the beat makers, including The GLAD Rappers and The Melbourne Tapestry Weavers Collective as well as individual artists Anne Bolitho, Lewis Brownlie, Sai-Wai Foo, Irianna Kanellopoulou, Abbey Rich, Robyn […]