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From Concept to Creation Exhibit Details Unveiled

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CAFTCAD is delighted to unveil the details of “From Concept to Creation: An Exhibition of Canadian Costume Art and Design” which opens on Tuesday, 4th September 2018.

The free exhibit will be open to the public from September 4th-30th 2018 at Yorkville Village and will feature costumes and artefacts from CAFTCAD members to provide insight into Canadian costume art and design.

 Costumes from Odd Squad, by Costume Designer Christine Toye (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

Costumes from Odd Squad, by Costume Designer Christine Toye (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

Costumes and artefacts will be on display from the following productions:

  • Angelique's Isle
  • Anne with an E
  • Canada Dress (Toronto Star Feature)
  • Darken Digital
  • DC's Legends of Tomorrow
  • Designated Survivor
  • Earthling House Huntress
  • Hold the Dark
  • Killjoys
  • Klondike
  • Maudie
  • Miss Universe Canada 2014 ("Hockey Dress")
  • Murdoch Mysteries
  • Odd Squad
  • Pacific Rim
  • Perpetual Motion
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • Resident Evil 5 (Retribution)
  • Saw II
  • Star Trek: Discovery
  • Stockholm
  • Superfly
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • The Lie
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Strain
  • Timeless
  • Top Million Dollar Agent (Season 1)
  • Twilight Saga: New Moon
 Costumes from Repo! The Genetic Opera, by Costume Designer Alex Kavanagh (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

Costumes from Repo! The Genetic Opera, by Costume Designer Alex Kavanagh (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

The exhibit will be unveiled in two stages: the first on September 4th which includes over 40 costumes on display around the upper oval of Yorkville Village, the second will be in studio unit #208 which will provide more costumes, illustrations, and artefacts as well as details about their process of production. The second phase will be open to the public on September 15th.

CAFTCAD will also be holding FREE curated tours of the exhibit on the following days and times:

  • Saturday, September 8th : 11am, 12pm, 1pm
  • Saturday, September 15th: 11am, 12pm, 1pm
  • Thursday, September 20th: 2pm, 3pm
  • Saturday, September 22nd: 11am, 12pm, 1pm
  • Thursday, September 27th: 2pm, 3pm
  • Saturday, September 29th: 11am, 12pm, 1pm

All tours will last 30-40 minutes. To sign up to attend one of the tours, visit our Eventbrite page HERE.

CAFTCAD would like to thank Yorkville Village and Toronto Fashion Week for their support in hosting the exhibit.  CAFTCAD is proudly supported by Nobis, IATSE 873 and NABET 700. Special thanks to all sponsors (SEE FULL LIST HERE) and to the organizing committee, exhibitors and volunteers who have brought the exhibit to life, “From Concept to Creation”.

We hope you enjoy!

Please email any queries to anniversaryexhibit@caftcad.com

For media requests contact lynsey@caftcad.com

 Costumes from The Strain, by Costume Designer Delphine White (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

Costumes from The Strain, by Costume Designer Delphine White (Photo credit: Nick Wons Photography)

Lynsey Clark