Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A’s Theatre and Performance collections contain a large number of resources on the history of Black performance, including theatre, music and dance.

The Château de Juvisy Appeal

We need your help to raise £500,000 to acquire the Baroque oil painting of the Château de Juvisy, by Pierre-Denis Martin, court painter to Louis XIV in time for the opening of the Europe 1600-1800 galleries.

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Collaborators: UK Design for Performance 2003-2007

Collaborators: UK Design for Performance 2003-2007

Published to accompany the 'Collaborators' exhibition at the V&A (21 November 2007 - 18 November 2008), the catalogue of Design for Performance is…

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Event - Black Shakespeare: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Sat 03 May 2014 15:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Join historian Dr Rodreguez King-Dorset, Researcher in African Performance at Cambridge University's Centre of African Studies, for an exclusive event investigating the role of black actors in Shakespeare.

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