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

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By Melanie Vandenbrouck-Przybylski If you’ve recently been to the V&A and walked over the Gilbert Bayes Gallery of Sculpture which runs mid-height between the two Cast Courts, you will have seen that the Italian side has been cleared of the majority of its casts. This was done to both protect the objects from the renovation works and to make space for these works to...
By Reena Suleman, Project Coordinator at the V&A I joined the V&A just over a year ago and was thrilled to learn that I was going to be working on the Cast Courts project. Their vast spaces and monumental reproductions of some of the worlds most well known pieces of sculpture and architecture have long been a source of fascination over the years on my many visits to the museum...