Cut! Costume and the Cinema
13 April - 21 July 2019
Admission fee applies
Waikato Museum is the exclusive New Zealand venue for Cut! Costume and the Cinema, a dazzling exhibition showcasing five centuries of fashion and style as worn by some of Hollywood’s biggest names. Toured by Exhibits Development Group out of Minnesota, USA, Cut! Costume and the Cinema features 43 costumes from 25 films starring the likes of Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet, Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman, Robert Downey Jr and Daniel Craig. Visitors will be up close and personal with Captain Jack Sparrow’s pirate outfit, gowns from Phantom of the Opera, Sherlock Holmes’ bohemian suit, Jane Eyre’s wedding dress as well as a feast of royal attire. Hamilton will be the only city outside of North America to host this celebration of big-screen glamour and period dress.
Presented by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop, Ltd., London, England
Education programmes are available for this exhibition.
Group Tours are available for this exhibition - please contact our Education Manager via email or phone 07 8386830.
- Red Carpet Opening Night
- Vintage Headpiece Workshop
- Museum Movie Matinee - Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
- Museum Movie Matinee - Sense and Sensibility
- Music from the Movies
- Museum Movie Matinee - The Phantom of the Opera
- Museum Movie Matinee - Sherlock Holmes
- Museum Movie Matinee - Finding Neverland
Adult - $16
Child (3 to 14 years) - $9
Child 0-2 years - Free
Concession* - $13
Family (one adult and two children) - $30
*Concession applies to students, Friends of Waikato Museum, senior citizens and Community Services Card holders. ID required.
Image: Johnny Depp (as Jack Sparrow), Orlando Bloom (as Will Turner) in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Image courtesy of Photofest
The Duchess of Devonshire costume, designed by Michael O’Connor.
Captain Jack Sparrow costume, designed by Penny Rose.
The Phantom of the Opera costume, designed by Alexandra Byrne.
The New World (2006), Captain John Smith costume, designed by Jacqueline West.