Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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First chance to look around the exhibition space – empty. The last few displays from the previous show Quilts are being removed. That has been a huge success, so our show has a lot to live up to. We have been given all three galleries, about 1,300 m2 - completely empty, they look huge. However, once cases and partitions go in the space will shrink dramatically – and, of course, we...
Only two months to the opening of Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 - the V&A’s special exhibition for Autumn 2010 - so started my blog. Hope to give you an insight into the run up to a major exhibition here, and an idea of some of the challenges we face. And of course we hope you will want to come to the show itself! It’s a rare opportunity and it...