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

Touring Exhibitions

David Bowie is open at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.The exhibition has travelled all the way from the Museum of Image and Sound in Brazil to Germany, where it will be on display until 10 August 2014.David Bowie has close ties with Berlin, the “Berlin Triology”, which includes the albums Low (1977), Heroes (1977) and Lodger (1979), was inspired by the city. This exhibition takes...
Selling Dreams, curated by V&A Curator Susanna Brown, has completed its international tour closing at Auckland Museum, New Zealand. The exhibition is now on its way to the V&A where it will be on display from 28 March to 4 May 2014.What is Selling Dreams?The V&A is home to the UK’s National Collection of the Art of Photography. The Collection comprises over half a million works...
Selling Dreams, curated by V&A Curator Susanna Brown, is in its last weeks at Auckland Museum, New Zealand, the final venue on its international tour. The exhibition will be on display at the V&A, 28 March - 4 May 2014.What is Selling Dreams?The fashion photographer Irving Penn once described his work at Vogue as ‘selling dreams, not clothes’.This display charts the evolution...
David Bowie is, co-curated by Geoffrey Marsh and Victoria Broackes from the V&A’s Department of Theatre and Performance, has opened at the Museum of Image and Sound, Sao Paulo and will be on display until 14 April 2014.David Bowie is… an exhibitionDavid Bowie’s career in music has spanned nearly 50 years and brought him international acclaim. The Victoria and Albert Museum...
Modern Masters: Matisse, Picasso, Dalí and Warhol, curated by V&A Senior Curator Gill Saunders, opened last week at The Collection in Lincoln. Next stop on its UK tour will be Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, opening on 23 May.What is Modern Masters?Four of the 20th century’s greatest artists – Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol – were also...
Recording Britain, curated by V&A Senior Curator Gill Saunders, opened recently at The Higgins Bedford. Next stop on its UK tour will be the Millenium Gallery in Sheffield, opening on 2 April.What is Recording Britain?The Recording Britain collection, held by the V&A, is the result of a unique documentary project initiated by Sir Kenneth Clark and funded by the Pilgrim Trust at the start...
Japanese Treasures: Cloisonné enamels from the V&A, curated by V&A Senior Curator Gregory Irvine, closed recently at The Gallery at Winchester Discovery Centre. Next stop on its UK tour will be The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke on Trent, opening on 22 March.What is Japanese Cloisonné?The characters for the word ‘shippo’, the Japanese term for enamels, mean...