Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Explore Buddhist pilgrimage across Asia from the most famous Indian sites associated with the Buddha's life to more distant sites in Korea, China and Japan. Read about the most famous Buddhist pilgrims of the past and follow the routes of the two most important early Chinese pilgrims to India.

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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Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

Death and Art: Europe 1200-1530

In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, where life expectancy was under forty and the Church taught that, after dying, the soul faced a terrifying and unc…

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Event - Book Launch: The Golden Lands by Vikram Lall

Mon 01 September 2014 15:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Hear the author Vikram Lall, speak about the Architecture of the Buddhist World and the process of researching the sites covered in the book series. Golden Lands is the first ever book series focusing solely on the architecture of Buddhism, exploring historical and modern sites across the world.

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