It's Personal

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Every day men and women apply lotions, groom their hair and carry out hidden beauty regimes to present themselves to the world. Have you ever considered why and how technology, social attitudes and politics have shaped the products we use?
Take a step inside the world of intimate objects and personal effects where nothing is taboo. Discover the makeup style of the 1920s adventurous woman, how First World War nurses transformed personal hygiene and the meaning behind men’s beards.
Exhibition developed by Moreton Bay Regional Council.


What's on

Exhibition opening

Friday 10 June 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Celebrate the opening of It’s Personal with exhibition curator and host Julie Martin as she engages these standout panelists to explore identity through appearance:


  • Deborah Fisher, a fashion designer and educator based at USC. Her research areas include: fashion and identity; women’s relationships with clothing through material culture, personal branding and design thinking.

  • Kimbralou, a Brisbane designer with an emphasis on repurposing thrifted garments to create exclusive items underpinned by social and political awareness.

  • Kylie-Lee from Kakadu Tiny Tots, who creates authentic First Nations clothing, accessories and artwork with designs that originate from the Traditional Owners of Kakadu National Park.

This is a free event. Bookings required. Light refreshments provided.

*Museum is open Wed–Fri 10am–4pm, Sat–Sun 10am–3pm


  • Saturday, 11 June 2022 - Sunday, 09 October 2022


Redcliffe Museum, 75 Anzac Avenue, Redcliffe 4020  View map

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