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Friday Late: Journeys from the South Friday Late: Journeys from the South Friday Late: Journeys from the South The V&A Museum hosts another Friday late this week, this time with the theme Journeys from the South . From indigenous materials to ancestral technologies, it looks at the tradition of craftsmanship in Argentina and how it still influences the country's contemporary art and design. Visitors will hear about how current fashion designers are usi31st July 2015Friday 31st July 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Friday Late: Journeys from the South

Free Event Today Only
Friday 31st July 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The V&A Museum hosts another Friday late this week, this time with the theme Journeys from the South . From indigenous materials to ancestral technologies, it looks at the tradition of craftsmanship in Argentina and how it still influences the country's contemporary art and design. Visitors will hear about how current fashion designers are usi... More about this event

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BSL Talk: What Is Luxury'BSL Talk: What Is Luxury'A signed talk about the exhibition What Is Luxury?31st July 2015Friday 31st July 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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BSL Talk: What Is Luxury'

Today Only
Friday 31st July 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A signed talk about the exhibition What Is Luxury?

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
 
Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 will see the V&A display some of the earliest and most striking views of South Asian landscape and architecture by the pioneering British photographer. Through the early photographs, Tripe explored the new medium in order to showcase and document archaeological sites, monuments and 31st July 2015Sunday 11th October 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860

Free Event Ongoing
24th June to 11th October 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 will see the V&A display some of the earliest and most striking views of South Asian landscape and architecture by the pioneering British photographer. Through the early photographs, Tripe explored the new medium in order to showcase and document archaeological sites, monuments and ... More about this event

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You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionYou Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionYou Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionThe V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo was inspired by Tenochtitlan, the ancient Aztec city that was built on a lake. Made up of movable layers of reflective surfaces which can be adapted to hold a wide variety of events and activities, the pavilion refe31st July 2015Saturday 3rd October 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection

Free Event Ongoing
3rd June to 3rd October 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo was inspired by Tenochtitlan, the ancient Aztec city that was built on a lake. Made up of movable layers of reflective surfaces which can be adapted to hold a wide variety of events and activities, the pavilion refe... More about this event

r event r Exhibitions r Art Exhibitions - Architecture
 
Alexander McQueen: Savage BeautyAlexander McQueen: Savage BeautyAlexander McQueen: Savage BeautySavage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen exhibition which became one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's top 10 most visited exhibitions when it was shown in New York in 2011, comes to London's Victoria and Albert Museum in spring 2015. And a year before opening the exhibition's success is set to rival the Bowie exhibition for breaking records at the V31st July 2015Sunday 2nd August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Ongoing
14th March to 2nd August 2015
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Savage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen exhibition which became one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's top 10 most visited exhibitions when it was shown in New York in 2011, comes to London's Victoria and Albert Museum in spring 2015. And a year before opening the exhibition's success is set to rival the Bowie exhibition for breaking records at the V... More about this event

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Ways To Be PublicWays To Be PublicArchitectural designs demonstrating how practitioners are using new tools, tactics and ideas to forge public spaces like schools, libraries, hospitals and squares in a variety of ways in order to adapt to cultural, economic and social instability.31st July 2015Wednesday 30th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ways To Be Public

Free Event Ongoing
3rd May to 30th September 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Architectural designs demonstrating how practitioners are using new tools, tactics and ideas to forge public spaces like schools, libraries, hospitals and squares in a variety of ways in order to adapt to cultural, economic and social instability.

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What Is Luxury?What Is Luxury?What Is Luxury?What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity. Craftsmanship on display will include a couture gown by fashion designer Iris van Herpen, fine examples of haute horlogerie by British watchmaker George Daniels, and works that explore the cultural 31st July 2015Sunday 27th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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What Is Luxury?

Free Event Ongoing
25th April to 27th September 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity. Craftsmanship on display will include a couture gown by fashion designer Iris van Herpen, fine examples of haute horlogerie by British watchmaker George Daniels, and works that explore the cultural ... More about this event

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Make/Believe: Uk Design For Performance 2011-2015Make/Believe: Uk Design For Performance 2011-2015Designs across disciplines from opera, dance, theatre, to pop music featuring drawings, costumes, set-models, puppets, video, lighting and sound designs, all selected from the field of performance design.31st July 2015Sunday 3rd January 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Make/Believe: Uk Design For Performance 2011-2015

Free Event Ongoing
11th July 2015 to 3rd January 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Designs across disciplines from opera, dance, theatre, to pop music featuring drawings, costumes, set-models, puppets, video, lighting and sound designs, all selected from the field of performance design.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
 
The Curious Neoclassical Vision Of Ennemond-Alexandre PetitotThe Curious Neoclassical Vision Of Ennemond-Alexandre PetitotTwenty-four prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot, known for his eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs.31st July 2015Sunday 6th December 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Curious Neoclassical Vision Of Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot

Free Event Ongoing
3rd May to 6th December 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Twenty-four prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot, known for his eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
 
A Room From DamascusA Room From DamascusIn the 18th-century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden panelling as a display of wealth and status. Some were acquired by the V&A after being removed from situ to make way for modernisation.31st July 2015Wednesday 16th December 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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A Room From Damascus

Free Event Ongoing
3rd May to 16th December 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

In the 18th-century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden panelling as a display of wealth and status. Some were acquired by the V&A after being removed from situ to make way for modernisation.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Painting
 
Shoes: Pleasure and PainShoes: Pleasure and PainShoes: Pleasure and PainFrom a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A looks at the most extreme footwear across the globe. With more than 200 pairs on display, including red ballet shoes made for Victoria Page in The Red Shoes (1948), it will consider the cultural sign31st July 2015Sunday 31st January 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Ongoing
13th June 2015 to 31st January 2016
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A looks at the most extreme footwear across the globe. With more than 200 pairs on display, including red ballet shoes made for Victoria Page in The Red Shoes (1948), it will consider the cultural sign... More about this event

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
 
Facing History: Contemporary PortraitureFacing History: Contemporary PortraiturePortraits by contemporary artists and photographers, including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Alison Lambert, Bettina von Zwehl and Maud Sulter, all of whom took inspiration from earlier modes of portraiture to produce their work.31st July 2015Sunday 24th April 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture

Free Event Ongoing
27th July 2015 to 24th April 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Portraits by contemporary artists and photographers, including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Alison Lambert, Bettina von Zwehl and Maud Sulter, all of whom took inspiration from earlier modes of portraiture to produce their work.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
 
Blue & White: British Printed CeramicsBlue & White: British Printed CeramicsThe quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present day.31st July 2015Sunday 3rd January 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Blue & White: British Printed Ceramics

Free Event Ongoing
31st January 2015 to 3rd January 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present day.... More about this event

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Personal Favourites: Gold And Silver From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionPersonal Favourites: Gold And Silver From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionDisplay featuring some of the collector's favourite masterpieces in silver and gold, including a Venetian Renaissance bowl and a 1907 Tiffany's gold cup.31st July 2015Saturday 24th October 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Personal Favourites: Gold And Silver From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

Free Event Ongoing
14th November 2014 to 24th October 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Display featuring some of the collector's favourite masterpieces in silver and gold, including a Venetian Renaissance bowl and a 1907 Tiffany's gold cup.

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Road BuildingRoad BuildingModels, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details of the final chosen design.31st July 2015Saturday 15th October 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Road Building

Free Event Ongoing
3rd May 2015 to 15th October 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details of the final chosen design.

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V & A Exhibition Road ProjectV & A Exhibition Road ProjectV & A Exhibition Road ProjectA new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are part of a planned £41 million redevelopment of the V & A, one of London's most important cultural institutions. The scheme will transform a previously inaccessible back-of-house space in31st July 2015Friday 1st January 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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V & A Exhibition Road Project

Ongoing
1st October 2012 to 1st January 2016
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are part of a planned £41 million redevelopment of the V & A, one of London's most important cultural institutions. The scheme will transform a previously inaccessible back-of-house space in... More about this event

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Create! Pattern Cutting (Ages 13-15)Create! Pattern Cutting (Ages 13-15)Learn pattern-cutting skills with fashion designer Juliana Sissons.3rd August 2015Tuesday 4th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Pattern Cutting (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn pattern-cutting skills with fashion designer Juliana Sissons.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Art Workshop
 
Create! Fashion Photography: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Fashion Photography: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Learn the principles of taking digital fashion photographs.4th August 2015Wednesday 5th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Fashion Photography: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn the principles of taking digital fashion photographs.

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Tea Dance With Mr WonderfulTea Dance With Mr WonderfulAn afternoon tea dance for beginners and experienced dancers alike.5th August 2015Wednesday 5th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Tea Dance With Mr Wonderful

On Soon
Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 2.30pm-4.30pm  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

An afternoon tea dance for beginners and experienced dancers alike.

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Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages16-19)Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages16-19)Garment-making workshop with fashion designer Juliana Sissons.5th August 2015Friday 7th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages16-19)

On Soon
5th, 6th and 7th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Garment-making workshop with fashion designer Juliana Sissons.

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Make-It Clay Summer HolidaysMake-It Clay Summer HolidaysMake a pinch pot with ceramics resident, Amy Jayne Hughes.5th August 2015Wednesday 26th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Make-It Clay Summer Holidays

On Soon
5th, 12th, 19th and 26th Aug 2015 at 10.30am-12.30pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Make a pinch pot with ceramics resident, Amy Jayne Hughes.

Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create a 3D model of a shoe.6th August 2015Thursday 6th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Thursday 6th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Create a 3D model of a shoe.

Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 16-19)Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 16-19)Design and create your own footwear.7th August 2015Friday 7th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Shoe Design: Workshop (Ages 16-19)

On Soon
Friday 7th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Design and create your own footwear.

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Create! Luxury Menswear (Ages 16-19)Create! Luxury Menswear (Ages 16-19)Design outfits for men.12th August 2015Wednesday 12th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Luxury Menswear (Ages 16-19)

On Soon
Wednesday 12th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Design outfits for men.

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Renaissance Wellheads And Fountains: TalkRenaissance Wellheads And Fountains: TalkLearn about the depiction of fountains in a touch tour.12th August 2015Wednesday 12th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Renaissance Wellheads And Fountains: Talk

On Soon
Wednesday 12th August 2015 - 11am-12noon  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn about the depiction of fountains in a touch tour.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
 
Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 13-15)Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 13-15)Learn how to develop fashion ideas and techniques.13th August 2015Thursday 13th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Thursday 13th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn how to develop fashion ideas and techniques.

Create! Architectural Model Making (Ages 13-15)Create! Architectural Model Making (Ages 13-15)A two-day model design and building course.13th August 2015Friday 14th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Architectural Model Making (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A two-day model design and building course.

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Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 16-19)Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 16-19)Learn about fashion illustration with Stuart McKenzie.14th August 2015Friday 14th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Fashion Illustration (Ages 16-19)

Free Event On Soon
Friday 14th August 2015 - 11am-4pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn about fashion illustration with Stuart McKenzie.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
 
V&A Book Group: The Lollypop Shoes: DiscussionV&A Book Group: The Lollypop Shoes: DiscussionThe group considers Joanne Harris's follow-up to the best-selling Chocolat.14th August 2015Friday 14th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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V&A Book Group: The Lollypop Shoes: Discussion

On Soon
Friday 14th August 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The group considers Joanne Harris's follow-up to the best-selling Chocolat.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
 
The Shoes Talk: Clarks In JamaicaThe Shoes Talk: Clarks In JamaicaAl Fingers Newman, Prof Paul Gilroy, Bunny Striker Lee and Lance Clark discuss a cultural phenomenon.14th August 2015Friday 14th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Shoes Talk: Clarks In Jamaica

On Soon
Friday 14th August 2015 - 7pm-8pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Al Fingers Newman, Prof Paul Gilroy, Bunny Striker Lee and Lance Clark discuss a cultural phenomenon.

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Create! Vintage Make-Up: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Vintage Make-Up: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Learn how to make cosmetics.17th August 2015Monday 17th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Vintage Make-Up: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Monday 17th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn how to make cosmetics.

Create! Vintage Make-Up (Ages 16-19)Create! Vintage Make-Up (Ages 16-19)Learn about 1970s make-up.18th August 2015Tuesday 18th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Vintage Make-Up (Ages 16-19)

On Soon
Tuesday 18th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn about 1970s make-up.

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Create! Fashion Photography (Ages 16-19)Create! Fashion Photography (Ages 16-19)Learn how to take digital fashion photographs.18th August 2015Wednesday 19th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Fashion Photography (Ages 16-19)

On Soon
Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn how to take digital fashion photographs.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Photography
 
Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Develop fashion ideas and create a garment.19th August 2015Friday 21st August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Design And Make Your Own Garment: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
19th, 20th and 21st August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Develop fashion ideas and create a garment.

Create! Jewellery: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Jewellery: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Design and create accessories.20th August 2015Thursday 20th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Jewellery: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

Free Event On Soon
Thursday 20th August 2015 - 11am-4pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Design and create accessories.

Createinsights: Artist In Residence, Liam Byrne: TalkCreateinsights: Artist In Residence, Liam Byrne: TalkHear from the artist about working as a musician.21st August 2015Friday 21st August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Createinsights: Artist In Residence, Liam Byrne: Talk

Free Event On Soon
Friday 21st August 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Hear from the artist about working as a musician.

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Create! Bespoke Bags: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Create! Bespoke Bags: Workshop (Ages 13-15)Design a tote or envelope-style fabric bag.26th August 2015Thursday 27th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Create! Bespoke Bags: Workshop (Ages 13-15)

On Soon
Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th August 2015 - 11am-4pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Design a tote or envelope-style fabric bag.

BSL Talk: Ways To Be PublicBSL Talk: Ways To Be PublicA signed tour of the exhibition All Of This Belongs To You.28th August 2015Friday 28th August 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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BSL Talk: Ways To Be Public

On Soon
Friday 28th August 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A signed tour of the exhibition All Of This Belongs To You.

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Colour Photography: WorkshopColour Photography: WorkshopLearn to take dynamic colour images and make the most of your D-SLR camera.3rd September 2015Saturday 5th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Colour Photography: Workshop

 
3rd, 4th and 5th September 2015 - 10.30am-5pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn to take dynamic colour images and make the most of your D-SLR camera.

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Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London CelebrationFred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London CelebrationA themed study day focusing on the dancing film stars.5th September 2015Saturday 5th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London Celebration

 
Saturday 5th September 2015 - 10am-5.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A themed study day focusing on the dancing film stars.

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Barnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelBarnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelBarnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelAn imposing six metres high sculptural installation comprising of 3,000 bone china shops, created especially for the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the London Design Festival, stands as a monument to the great British pastime of shopping. In Barnaby Barford's six metre high 'Tower Of Babel' derelict shops, each one depicting a real London8th September 2015Sunday 1st November 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Barnaby Barford: The Tower of Babel

Free Event 
8th September to 1st November 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

An imposing six metres high sculptural installation comprising of 3,000 bone china shops, created especially for the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the London Design Festival, stands as a monument to the great British pastime of shopping. In Barnaby Barford's six metre high 'Tower Of Babel' derelict shops, each one depicting a real London... More about this event

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Lunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: TalkLunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: TalkA talk by artist-in-residence Liam Byrne.9th September 2015Wednesday 9th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: Talk

Free Event 
Wednesday 9th September 2015 - 1pm-1.45pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A talk by artist-in-residence Liam Byrne.

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Brideshead Reunited: DiscussionBrideshead Reunited: DiscussionLeading cast members reunite to discuss an iconic television adaptation.11th September 2015Friday 11th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Brideshead Reunited: Discussion

 
Friday 11th September 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Leading cast members reunite to discuss an iconic television adaptation.

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Playing With Light: Practical WorkshopPlaying With Light: Practical WorkshopLearn basic principles of electronic design by creating a light-controlled musical instrument.12th September 2015Saturday 12th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Playing With Light: Practical Workshop

 
Saturday 12th September 2015 - 10.30am-5pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Learn basic principles of electronic design by creating a light-controlled musical instrument.

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Leafcutter John: Playing With Light ConcertLeafcutter John: Playing With Light ConcertExperimental music and light show by the artist.12th September 2015Saturday 12th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Leafcutter John: Playing With Light Concert

Free Event 
Saturday 12th September 2015 - 4pm-5pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Experimental music and light show by the artist.

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Multimedia
 
Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'A guided tour for blind and partially sighted visitors.15th September 2015Tuesday 15th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'

 
Tuesday 15th September 2015 - 11am-12noon  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A guided tour for blind and partially sighted visitors.

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Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: TalkBruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: TalkThe celebrated footwear designer talks shoes.15th September 2015Tuesday 15th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: Talk

 
Tuesday 15th September 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The celebrated footwear designer talks shoes.

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Arts Of East Asia: China Korea And JapanArts Of East Asia: China Korea And JapanA chance to explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia.15th September 2015Tuesday 12th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Arts Of East Asia: China Korea And Japan

 
15th September 2015 to 12th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A chance to explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia.

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Lunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionLunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionA talk by Heike Zech, Senior Curator of the Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection.16th September 2015Wednesday 16th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Lunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

Free Event 
Wednesday 16th September 2015 - 1pm-1.45pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A talk by Heike Zech, Senior Curator of the Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection.

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Musical Wonders of India: TalkMusical Wonders of India: TalkA talk about the rich traditions of Indian classical music.16th September 2015Wednesday 16th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Musical Wonders of India: Talk

 
Wednesday 16th September 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A talk about the rich traditions of Indian classical music.

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Relationships Of Luxury: Exclusive AccessRelationships Of Luxury: Exclusive AccessA symposium for makers, designers, manufacturers, retailers, curators and academics.18th September 2015Friday 18th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Relationships Of Luxury: Exclusive Access

 
Friday 18th September 2015 - 10.30am-5.15pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A symposium for makers, designers, manufacturers, retailers, curators and academics.

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Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)Meet the inventor and hear about his ideas.18th September 2015Friday 18th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)

Free Event 
Friday 18th September 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Meet the inventor and hear about his ideas.

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Iain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: DiscussionIain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: DiscussionTwo writers discuss their enduring fascination with the capital.18th September 2015Friday 18th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Iain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: Discussion

 
Friday 18th September 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Two writers discuss their enduring fascination with the capital.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
 
Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016A course covering artists and their association with cities.21st September 2015Monday 18th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016

 
21st September 2015 to 18th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A course covering artists and their association with cities.

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Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: CoursesLate Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: CoursesA chance to examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change22nd September 2015Tuesday 5th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: Courses

 
22nd September 2015 to 5th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A chance to examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change

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High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: CoursesHigh Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: CoursesCourses covering the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque23rd September 2015Wednesday 6th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: Courses

 
23rd September 2015 to 6th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Courses covering the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque

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London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: CoursesLondon Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: CoursesThe course covers the history of London.23rd September 2015Wednesday 6th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: Courses

 
23rd September 2015 to 6th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The course covers the history of London.

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Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: CoursesChardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: CoursesA study of European art during an influential period.24th September 2015Thursday 7th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: Courses

 
24th September 2015 to 7th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A study of European art during an influential period.

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Celebrating Robin Day: ConferenceCelebrating Robin Day: ConferenceLectures and talks inspired by the designer.25th September 2015Friday 25th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Celebrating Robin Day: Conference

 
Friday 25th September 2015 - 10.30am-12.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Lectures and talks inspired by the designer.

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BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus RoomBSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus RoomA signed talk about the interior decoration of 18th-century houses in Syria.25th September 2015Friday 25th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus Room

 
Friday 25th September 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm  |  Free, adv booking essential
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A signed talk about the interior decoration of 18th-century houses in Syria.

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Early Medieval: 300-1250: CoursesEarly Medieval: 300-1250: CoursesA chance to learn about early art history.25th September 2015Friday 15th July 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Early Medieval: 300-1250: Courses

 
25th September 2015 to 15th July 2016 - 11.10am-3.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A chance to learn about early art history.

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The Fabric Of IndiaThe Fabric Of IndiaThe Fabric Of IndiaPart of the V&A's India Festival, The Fabric of India is the first major exhibition to explore handmade textiles from India. It will include an 18th-century tent belonging to Tipu Sultan, a range of striking historic costume, cutting-edge fashion from celebrated India designers and highly prized textiles made for international trade. The exhibition26th September 2015Sunday 10th January 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Fabric Of India

Free Event 
26th September 2015 to 10th January 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Part of the V&A's India Festival, The Fabric of India is the first major exhibition to explore handmade textiles from India. It will include an 18th-century tent belonging to Tipu Sultan, a range of striking historic costume, cutting-edge fashion from celebrated India designers and highly prized textiles made for international trade. The exhibition... More about this event

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles
 
Iconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: CoursesIconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: CoursesA chance to explore 20 of the most innovative houses of the 19th and 20th centuries.28th September 2015Monday 28th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Iconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: Courses

 
Monday 28th September 2015 - 10.30am-1pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A chance to explore 20 of the most innovative houses of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Woven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: CoursesWoven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: CoursesCourse covering the history of textiles.28th September 2015Monday 28th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Woven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: Courses

 
Monday 28th September 2015 - 2pm-4.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Course covering the history of textiles.

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Art And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: CoursesArt And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: CoursesA chance to study German art and design throughout history.29th September 2015Tuesday 8th December 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Art And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: Courses

 
29th September to 8th December 2015 - 2pm-4.30pm
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

A chance to study German art and design throughout history.

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Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, discusses the exhibition.30th September 2015Wednesday 30th September 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event

Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860

Free Event 
Wednesday 30th September 2015 - 1pm-1.45pm |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, discusses the exhibition.

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The Big DrawThe Big DrawThe Big DrawThe Big Draw takes place nationwide throughout the month of October and museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, schools and parks all play host to a variety of events encouraging people of all ages to discover how drawing can connect them with their surroundings and communities. Put together by the Campaign for Drawing, a charity which aims 1st October 2015Saturday 31st October 2015 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
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The Big Draw

Free Event 
1st to 31st October 2015 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The Big Draw takes place nationwide throughout the month of October and museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, schools and parks all play host to a variety of events encouraging people of all ages to discover how drawing can connect them with their surroundings and communities. Put together by the Campaign for Drawing, a charity which aims ... More about this event

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Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan. The exhibition will also include pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century and will examine the in21st November 2015Monday 28th March 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection

Free Event 
21st November 2015 to 28th March 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

Bejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan. The exhibition will also include pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century and will examine the in... More about this event

r event r Exhibitions r Art exhibitions - Decorative Arts
 
Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronThe V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography's 19th-century pioneers, Cameron was dedicated to the medium and daring in her experiments with image making. Best known for her powerful portraits, the exhibition will also examine her rela28th November 2015Sunday 14th February 2016 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Julia Margaret Cameron

Free Event 
28th November 2015 to 14th February 2016 |  Free
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 

The V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography's 19th-century pioneers, Cameron was dedicated to the medium and daring in her experiments with image making. Best known for her powerful portraits, the exhibition will also examine her rela... More about this event

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Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2015

Display featuring some of the collector's favourite masterpieces in silver and gold, including a Venetian Renaissance bowl and a 1907 ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2015

Twenty-four prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot, known for his eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs.... More

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Exhibitions | Until 24th April 2016

Portraits by contemporary artists and photographers, including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Alison Lambert, Bettina von Zwehl and Maud Sulter, all ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016

Designs across disciplines from opera, dance, theatre, to pop music featuring drawings, costumes, set-models, puppets, video, lighting and sound designs, ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2016

Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2015

In the 18th-century, the main reception rooms in Syrian upper-class houses began to be highly decorated with colourful painted wooden ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015

Architectural designs demonstrating how practitioners are using new tools, tactics and ideas to forge public spaces like schools, libraries, hospitals ... More

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Exhibitions | On 31st July 2015

A signed talk about the exhibition What Is Luxury?... More

You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection
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Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015

The V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016

The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present ... More

 
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