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Panel, unknown maker, China, 1800 - 1930. Museum no. FE.134-1983. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.


The V&A possesses one of the most comprehensive and important collections of Chinese art dating from 3000 BC to the present time, including textiles, ceramics, prints, export art, metalwork, carvings and furniture.

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China Design Now

China Design Now

This is a highly topical look at the development of a vibrant Chinese design culture within the context of China's recent history of industrialisation…

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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.


Event - Back Packs

Wed 01 January 2014–Sat 31 December 2016

FAMILY EVENT: Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from nine Back-Packs, or for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag.

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