The Neighbourhood Culture Agenda: September

The Neighbourhood Culture Agenda: September

Words The Neighbourhood Team

Our global round-up of the best things to do this month.

Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve at Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris 

In celebration of 70 years of Dior, this comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the House of Dior, its founder and the couturiers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and, most recently, Maria Grazia Chiuri.

Until January 7, 2018 

Christian Dior retrospective in Paris

O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism at Art Gallery New South Wales, Australia

Discover how Georgia O’Keeffe, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith championed a new way of picturing the world. Rejecting artistic conventions of the past, these three artists became trailblazers of a shared modernist vision that embraced vivid colour, light, vitality and optimism.

Until October 2, 2017, purchase tickets here

O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism at Art Gallery New South Wales

London Fashion Week Festival, London

Newly revamped for 2017- and staged in London Fashion Week venue: The Store Studios, 180 Strand – this is the only event that gives you unparalleled access to the industry to experience the best of British and international fashion including a showcase of designer and trend catwalks shows, designer shopping and industry talks.

September 21-24, The Strand, London, purchase tickets here.

Designer Ashish is discussing the importance of identity and diversity at LFWF in partnership with River Island.

Alex Da Corte Slow Graffiti Curators’ tour

Ahead of Slow Graffiti’s closure –Alex Da Corte’s first major European solo show – take a trip around the exhibit Secession gallery’s curator Jeanette Pacher.

 September 1, 2017, admission €3, purchase tickets here.

Alex Da Corte Slow Graffiti exhibition

Social Media Week, London

Hosted at BFI Southbank, this year, Social Media Week is exploring the theme of “Language and the Machine”. Hosting over 50 sessions including talks, interviews and panel discussions examining how our human language and communication is changing.

September 11-15, 2017

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 exhibition, Brooklyn 

The exhibition highlights the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream feminist movement—in order to reorient conversations around race, feminism, political action, art production, and art history in this significant historical period.

On until September 17, 2017