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Museu de Arte do Rio. © Dana Andrew, 2013
Author: Dana Andrew (Acting Deputy Head of Touring Exhibitions)
Dana Andrew recently attended ICOM’s 23rd General Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which focussed on museums’ ability to work with the content of their collections or research in a creative way to make a positive influence on society. In this post, Dana recalls visiting some of Rio's museum highlights, and looks back on the busy conference week.The ICEE group organised two...
Author: Dana Andrew (Acting Deputy Head of Touring Exhibitions)
Dana Andrew is currently attending ICOM’s 23rd General Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which is focussing on museums’ ability to work with the content of their collections or research in a creative way to make a positive influence on society. In this post, Dana gives her first impressions of Rio and the beginning of the conferenceWhat can I say; it’s amazing to be in Rio!...
Volume of press cuttings about Vivien Leigh’s role in Gone With The Wind, 1940. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Author: V&A Network
We are delighted to announce that the V&A has acquired the archive of the legendary British film and theatre actress Vivien Leigh (1913 - 1967) in the centenary of her birth. The archive includes many never-before-seen records including letters, diaries, visitor books, scripts and photographs.Volume of press cuttings about Vivien Leigh’s role in Gone With The Wind, 1940. © Victoria...
Author: Dana Andrew (Acting Deputy Head of Touring Exhibitions)
Thanks to a bursary from the British Council and ICOM UK, with additional support from the V&A, I am fortunate to attend ICOM’s 23rd General Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 10 – 17 August 2013.Not only do I face the challenge of navigating a huge general conference for the first time, I am also delivering two presentations, and writing about my experience for the British...
Buddy Holly with The Crickets and cricketers Colin Cowdrey and Denis Compton, photographed by Harry Hammond,1958. Museum no. S.12037-2009. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Author: Lizzy Bullock (Content Editor - Digital Media)
As the past week has seen England retain the Ashes, we thought it was about time we stepped up to the crease to reveal some items in our collections that will be of interest to anyone who knows their LBW from their Duckworth-Lewis method.The Game of Cricket, jug, Lowestoft porcelain factory, 1769 - 1770. Musuem no. C.60-1932. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. When you go in search of...