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Disobedient ObjectsThe V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to protest robots. Particular focus will be made from the 1970s to the present day, a time that has brought new technologies and political challenges.

 

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The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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17a Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Disobedient Objects
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Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer 2016-09-01T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  18th June to 6th November 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer ... More about this event
 
Elytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionThis newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco2016-09-01T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th May to 6th November 2016
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco... More about this event
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £12
DATES  16th April 2016 to 12th March 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to the practical, through strapping, stretchy and silky undergarments designed since the 18th century . More than 200 examples of underwear are revealed in Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear which explores themes of innovation and luxury, from t... More about this event
 
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval EmbroideryOpus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , 2016-09-03T00:00:00+01002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  3rd September 2016 to 8th January 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic product: elaborate luxury embroideries. S ought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals, these beautiful objects are displayed in Opus Anglicanum (Latin for 'English work') which brings together Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery , ... More about this event
Lunchtime Lecture: Aris And PotterLunchtime Lecture: Aris And PotterTalk by Elizabeth Jacklin, Assistant to the Warne Curator of Children's Literature.2016-09-07T13:00:00+01002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: Aris And Potter
Levi's And The Evolution Of Youth CultureLevi's And The Evolution Of Youth CultureThe talk covers fashion and youth identity.2016-09-09T19:00:00+01002017-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Adaptations And Recreations: 50 Years Of Costume Design For Television DramaAdaptations And Recreations: 50 Years Of Costume Design For Television DramaA chance to learn about film, television and stage costume design.2016-09-10T10:30:00+01002016-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
On Soon
Adaptations And Recreations: 50 Years Of Costume Design For Television Drama
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70 Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music 2016-09-10T00:00:00+01002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  10th September 2016 to 26th February 2017
VENUE  Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 
Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music ... More about this event
 
Lunchtime Lecture: The Camera ExposedLunchtime Lecture: The Camera ExposedGiven by Marta Weiss, Curator, Photography.2016-09-14T13:00:00+01002017-09-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lunchtime Lecture: The Camera Exposed
Andrew Logan's Artistic AdventureAndrew Logan's Artistic AdventureA talk by the sculptor about his career.2016-09-16T19:00:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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