“Hong Kong Female and Cheongsam” Talk cum “Making a Simple Braided Button” Workshop

Venue: Hong Kong Art School Main Campus (10/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre) 
Date: 2019.03.23
Time: 2:30p.m. - 5:30p.m. 
Price: HKD 650 (Course Fee) & HKD180 (Materials fee) 

Course Features

Comprising a talk and a workshop, this course is the first in the series featuring Cheongsam.  Stay tuned to the monthly courses on this topic to be launched later on.
A talk on “Hong Kong Female and Cheongsam“ will be conducted by Ms. Amy Wong, period antique pieces* will be shown for reference and discussions.  Following that, Madame Po will host a workshop and demonstrate the making of a flower button in the "traditional straight knotted button"style.  Participants will then have a chance to try their hands at making a simple form of braided button.
* Antique Cheongsam to be provided by "Cheongsam  Connect"

Tutor: Ms. Amy Wong
Ms. Amy Wong is a practicing fashion designer.  She has academic training in art history and comparative literature while clothing design is self-taught.

Tutor: Madame Po Ming-wah
Madame Po Ming-wah has been producing traditional flower buttons for four decades and is one of the very few surviving experts in this craft in Hong Kong.

What's On
Exhibition
The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School (10/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre) 
2019.03.23 - 2019.05.31
Exhibition
Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre (4/F and 5/F) 
2019.03.27 - 2019.04.22
Screening
Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre 
2019.04.06 - 2019.05.26
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