Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

A craft is an art or occupation that requires a special, often manual, skill. In 2011, the V&A in collaboration with the Craft Council hosted the exhibition ‘Power of Making’.

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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Essential Arts and Crafts

Essential Arts and Crafts

The Arts and Crafts Movement was one of the most far-reaching and influential design movements of modern times, changing contemporary thought about wo…

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Event - Giants of the Gothic Revival: Watts & Co from Pugin to Comper

Sat 25 October 2014 10:30

STUDY DAY: Celebrate 140 years of Watts & Co., one of the world’s foremost suppliers of fine ecclesiastical textiles, furnishings and accessories. The company’s long and rich history embraces the grandeur of the Gothic Revival, the refinement of Aestheticism and the dynamism of modern, cutting edge style.

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