Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A holds a variety of material from Africa. The collections include important historic artefacts from Egypt, Ghana and Ethiopia, as well as ceramics, textiles and glassware from North Africa, and prints and photographs from southern Africa.

A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora (Paperback)

In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora (Paperback)

Print has always been an art form for everyone – relatively cheap to produce and easy to distribute, and intended to be accessible to all. I…

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Event - In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Sat 29 November 2014–Mon 06 July 2015

DISPLAY: This display features a variety of powerful graphic images from the 1960s to the present – prints, posters, books and ephemera – by notable artists as well as anonymous activists.

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