Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Located near Olympia in west London, the Victoria and Albert Museum Archives comprise four units: the Archive of Art and Design, the Beatrix Potter Collections, the V&A Archive and the V&A Theatre and Performance Archive

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

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The House of Worth: Portrait of an Archive (Hardback)

The House of Worth: Portrait of an Archive (Hardback)

Profusely illustrated, this monograph explores the House of Worth's success in the realms of haute couture after 1890. Hundreds of photographs selecte…

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Event - Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s

Mon 16 February 2015–Sun 24 May 2015

DISPLAY: This display showcases a variety of photographic responses to black British experience from the 1950s to the 1990s. All of the photographs are from the V&A Collection and were acquired as part of the project Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, a collaboration with Black Cultural Archives funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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