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V&A wins Museum of the Year 2016

HRH, Duchess of Cambridge, Art Fund, Award, winner, 2016, prize

The Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize was awarded to the V&A last night at a dinner and ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London. V&A Director, Martin Roth, accepted the award from HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. The event was attended by prestigious guests from the art, design and museum world, many […]

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Happy 25th Birthday WWW!


Congratulations Sir Tim Berners-Lee on the 25th birthday of your baby, The World Wide Web, which turns 25 this week. Who would have thought that 25 years on we would be so reliant on the results of a bit of collaborative code sharing?? So, as speculation and debate continue as to what the WWW should […]

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An Eccentrics Christmas

To celebrate the festive period, artists Helen and Colin David – of textile label English Eccentrics – were commissioned to create the spectacular 2013 Christmas Tree for the Grand Entrance of the Museum. The ‘Red Velvet Tree of Love’ is traditional in shape but is coated in visceral red flocking to give a deep velvet-like […]

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