Selling Dreams: One hundred years of fashion photography 6 December 2013 - 28 February 2014, Special Exhibitions Hall, Weekdays Adults $8 Seniors $6, Weekends Adults $10 Seniors $8, Circle and Institute Members, Children, and Students Free (with ID) Miles Aldridge/ Victoria and Albert Museum, LondonMiles Aldridge, Le Manège Enchanté #4, 2007 Lose yourself in the glamour, mystery and drama of the world’s most striking fashion photographs this summer. Exclusive to Auckland Museum Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography comes directly from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition features original work from some of the twentieth century’s major photographers including Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton and David Bailey, alongside contemporary images by Miles Aldridge, Corinne Day, Rankin, and Tim Walker. “This is more than epic, more than major, for fans of fashion photography, this is essential.” Grant Fell, Editor Black Magazine The exhibitionWhether as fashion shoots or advertisements, the images in the Selling Dream exhibition reflect contemporary culture, world events and the dramatic shifts in women’s roles throughout the twentieth century.Read more Viva Smart Talk SeriesEvery Wednesday 29 January – 26 February 2014, 6–9pm, Adults $8, Circle and Institute Members / Seniors $6, Students free (with ID) includes entry to exhibition. Buy 5 get 2 free, season pass adults $24, members / seniors $18Come experience the Selling Dreams exhibition after hours with a series of late Wednesday night events featuring floor talks and panel discussions by fashion industry experts.Read more Weekday Floor TalksWednesdays and Fridays, 15 January 2014 - 28 February 2014, 2PM, Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with exhibition admission Come join us for a chance to look beyond the frocks and delve into the historic and artistic significance of selected images from our major international touring exhibition - Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography.Read more Selling Dreams LoungePicture up to 100 of your guests enjoying the exhibition followed by cocktails and canapésAuckland Museum has partnered with ECC to create The Lounge, a sumptuous space within Selling Dreams. Available for your exclusive use.Read more Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London The V&A is home to the UK’s National Collection of the Art of Photography and Selling Dreams is drawn from this collection.