Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Archive

Over the last two years I have had the pleasure of working with so many extraordinary artists and makers. Many have welcomed me into their homes and studios, sharing thoughts and ideas – their hospitality and generosity have added an unexpected dimension to the exhibition, which goes beyond professional courtesy. I had visited Jo Budd in her studio several times and was immediately drawn to...
Our Bookings Office (who has the patience of a saint) has confirmed that tickets for individuals are indeed now available to book by phone or online. Go to https://transactions.vam.ac.uk/peo/search_results.asp?txtSource=FastSearch or telephone on +44 (0)20 7942 2211. Meanwhile the contractors are busy building the exhibition - the entire space is a hard hat only zone (the testosterone...
Every woman to do her duty. Yes Ladies – now is the time to take up your needle and with patience and perseverance communicate your loyalty, patriotism and commitment to proving that we are not idle whilst our men are away. We should follow our sister’s example – reflecting our pride in our nation, celebrating our victories whilst acknowledging the loss of our menfolk...
A little girl spent every summer wandering around the V&A with her grandparents. Like all little girls she was entranced by the Costume Court but above all she was intrigued by the signs that stated ‘Private – Staff Only’. What went on behind those doors, what hidden secrets and undiscovered treasures could be found if one only had the key to unlock the past? No-one could...