Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Museum has a wide and varied collection of Christian objects, dating from the middle ages to today. Including metalwork, stained glass, textiles, church furnishing and visual art.

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.

Help us buy The Wolsey Angels

Shop online

Dior (Paperback)

Dior (Paperback)

In 1947 Christian Dior rocked the fashion world with his "New Look" which dominated post war fashion and firmly secured the name of his house in the m…

Buy now

Event - Early Medieval: 300-1250: 14/15

Fri 26 September 2014–Fri 17 July 2015

YEAR COURSE: Celebrate the Museum’s world-class early medieval collection. Spanning the period from the fourth to the mid 13th-century, the course covers the rise of Christianity in the East and West, and demonstrates how patrons and artists of the early Middle Ages transformed Classical principles to meet the aspirations of the new world order.

Book online