Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A holds a variety of material relating to black heritage and culture, including fashion, photography and performance.

The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury brands are not about banal retro styling or taking refuge in past glories; they are brands with a heritage that still chimes with contemporary …

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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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