Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion

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Posted 2023-05-24 by Jenfollow

Wed 24 May 2023 - Sun 01 Oct 2023

Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion at ACMI , Federation Square, corner Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne, celebrates women who were trailblazers, binary-busters, agitators and instigators, on and off screen. To visit this exhibition, see here for tickets . This exhibition will be on display in Gallery 4, Lower Ground ACMI, till 1 October 2023 from 10am – 5pm daily (til 8pm on Saturdays). Find full details via the event page and the website . Young people under 16 can now visit Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion for FREE. There's also a a slate of new Goddess events including Auslan and audio-described tours, exclusive screenings of the Thelma & Louise (1991) 4K restoration and more! See here for tickets to Thelma & Louise . Originally conceived as a low-budget, independent film, you'll see a fresh-faced 26 year old Brad Pitt in his breakout role.

Iconic stories, characters and moments from over 120 years of moving image history focuses on strong women who took creative control and fought a system that tried to exploit them and reduce them to the status of bombshell, starlet and screen siren. You'll see never-before-seen costumes, original sketches, interactive experiences and cinematic treasures, including iconic outfits worn by Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Geena Davis, Margot Robbie and more.

Goddess Sundays
Until 1 Oct 2023
Celebrating the above mentioned exhibition, Goddess Sundays are all about shining a spotlight on the revolutionary leading ladies of cinema. Every Sunday afternoon, make a date with these femme-led contemporary and classic films that deserve to be seen on the big screen at ACMI Cinemas, Level 2. To view the program and purchase tickets, #program ">see here . There's a range of iconic films to be enjoyed.
Goddess Nights
Thursdays from 7pm to 1am the next morning: 25 May, 27 Jul, 28 Sep 2023
Goddess Nights is when you get to party after the after hours exhibition with a dynamic, diverse and shapeshifting program of femme-focused live music and performance, once again celebrating and honouring women who kick at the boundaries within their craft. With just three dates left, it's a different lineup of entertainment on each event date. You'll find all the details and tickets here , then head to the Bar & Lounge at the Lightwell on the Ground Floor near Flinders street entrance, after viewing the exhibition at Gallery 4 on the Lower Ground. Please note: The Story of the Moving Image will not be open for Goddess Nights, however you can enjoy a tailored food menu from Hero, beverage offerings from Campari and Handpicked Wines, and extended retail hours.

Other Goddess related events are as follows. You'll find all details and tickets on the website , or via the given links below. Stay in touch on Facebook for updates and other events.

  • Wed 31 May-Wed 27 Sep - Goddess: ACMI Curator Tour with Julia Murphy for a special in-gallery tour before you explore the Goddess exhibition in an exclusive out-of-hours viewing session
  • Sat 10 Jun-Sat 23 Sep - Auslan Tour – Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion - Led by experienced Auslan guides, this tour is designed for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Sat 17 Jun-Sat 19 Aug - Audio-Described Tour – Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion - suitable for visitors who are blind or have low vision. This experience is designed by Vision Australia
  • 26 Jun-7Jul - Goddess Costume Design Workshop for Kids - a creative crafty costume design workshop to keep young hands and minds busy. Families can drop in for free every weekday during the school holidays
  • 15 Jul & 23 Sep - Relaxed Visit – Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion - a relaxed environment suited for visitors with ASD, sensory sensitivities or anyone who would benefit from a quieter and less busy setting

  • Become an ACMI Member if you'd like to immerse yourself in a universe of moving image stories. Membership benefits include discounted exhibition entry, invitations to exclusive previews, and discounts in the shop.

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