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The Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum develops an ambitious programme of exhibits and events aimed at raising the profile of Cristóbal Balenciaga, highlighting his important role in the history of fashion and design, and his legacy on today's world of fashion. The exhibitions will be accompanied by other events such as classes, lectures and educational workshops geared to different audiences and aimed at enhancing the museum visit.

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Exhibitions

Alaïa and Balenciaga. Sculptors of shape

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The exhibition “Alaïa and Balenciaga. Sculptors of shape”, which houses the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum, coinciding with its tenth anniversary, presents 100 works by both creators -Azzedine Alaïa (1935-2017) and Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972)- belonging to the collections of the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation in Paris.

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Doors open weekend.

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The Cristóbal Balenciaga opened on June 11, 2011, in Getaria, birthplace of the “Maestro”. 10 years on, the centre will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a doors open weekend.

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Exhibitions

2011-21 Sharing a legacy

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This exhibition unveils ten representative pieces from the Museum's collection linked to ten significant milestones in the institution's activity this past decade, and in which ten of Balenciaga’s most inspiring values are displayed. 

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Courses and masterclass

FANTASY ITINERARY: INITATION LEVEL

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This course proposes an approximation to the specific methods used in the fantasy ateliers at the Balenciaga House. The sessions will include demonstrations of the Maison sewing and ironing techniques; furthermore, aiming to convey these practical skills to the students, they will complete several exercises placing special emphasis on working with taffeta and lace fabric.

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DIY Workshops

Sculptural modeling technique

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The course will introduce the participants to the pattern design system known as “Transformational Reconstruction”, a method introducing innovative creative processes to pattern design and taking its inspiration from the procedures Shingo Sato learned from his master, Azzedine Alaïa. The technique is based on design on the mannequin, working on the pattern volume and its adaptation to the anatomy of the body.

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