Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

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Author: Laura Southall (Residencies Coordinator)
The New Year marks just three months left of James and Sophia’s residencies! Both have a lots lined up between now and the end of March and we’ll also be welcoming our new visual artist in residence, Marcia Kure, in a few days time. Open studios are still running regularly – the dates of which you can see on the artists’ individual web pages – and now’s a great...
Author: Victoria Platt (Archives Assistant - Archive of Art and Design)
The opening of the Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion at Blythe House provided us with a golden opportunity to redisplay one of the Archive of Art and Design’s most popular – and surreal – collections: Eduardo Paolozzi’s Krazy Kat Arkive of Twentieth Century Popular Culture.The room in which the objects were accommodated...
Author: Roisin Inglesby (Assistant Curator of Designs)
It's been a good start to 2014 for William Kent. Not only did the New York Times publish a very favourable review of the exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center, the author also mentioned our 'Signor' and his architectural achievements in the same breath as everyone's other favourite country house: Downton Abbey. On the face of it, the two really have little in common: one is set...
Author: Rebecca English (Assistant Programme Manager (Schools))
This year the Schools team launched a new digital coding workshop as part of our programme for Secondary Schools. Coding is becoming an increasingly prevalent design tool; it is both a new ‘material’ that artists can use and an inspiration for their subject matter. Programmers who work with code to create computer programmes are a recent addition to the creative arts community and we...

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