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Costume Design


Among the Theatre and Performance collections there are over 3,500 stage costumes and accessories - ranging from complete outfits to individual headdresses. All are a tribute to the creativity and skills of designers and costume makers from the mid 18th century to today, in every kind of live performance - drama, opera, dance, musicals, pantomime, rock and pop, music hall, cabaret, circus.

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Hollywood Costume (Paperback)

Hollywood Costume (Paperback)

This landmark book celebrates, for the very first time, the costume designer’s contribution to the telling of the cinematic story in 100 years o…

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V&A Innovative Leadership 2015-16

The V&A Innovative Leadership Programme is aimed at managers working in the arts & creative industries looking to develop new skills, insight and opportunity. Applications are now open for the next course.

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Event - Make-it: Costume - February Half Term

Mon 15 February 2016–Fri 19 February 2016

FAMILIES: Create your own costume for a procession.

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