About the V&A + RIBA architecture partnership

The Temple of Vesta at Tivoli, cork model, © RIBA Library Drawings Collection

The Temple of Vesta at Tivoli, cork model, © RIBA Library Drawings Collection

The V&A and RIBA Architecture Partnership is the name given to the initiative of the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Royal Institute of British Architects to promote the understanding and enjoyment of architecture.

Together the V&A and the RIBA have opened the UK's first permanent architecture gallery and new study rooms at the V&A.

The Partnership brings together the RIBA's drawings and archives collections and the V&A's collections of architectural drawings and photographs at one location - the V&A in London. It also brings together the expertise of each institution in an exciting new programme of temporary exhibitions at the V&A, at the RIBA, and on tour.

There is also an educational programme and study and teaching rooms. Go to the links below for information:


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RIBA Headquarters

Royal Institute of British Architects
66 Portland Place
London W1B 1AD
Tel: +44 (0)20 7580 5533
RIBA Website

RIBA Press Enquiries

For information and images about V&A and RIBA Architecture Partnership exhibitions, events and educational programmes, contact the RIBA Press Office:

Tel: +44 (0)207 307 3761
Email: pressoffice@inst.riba.org

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

View our Private Group Tours & Talks

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Event - Community Artist in Residence: Constantine Gras

Sat 07 February 2015–Sun 08 February 2015

OPEN STUDIOS: Our first ever artist in residence based outside the Museum, Constantine presents film, photography, drawing and clay work made in collaboration with the community of North Kensington around the themes of architecture and regeneration.

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