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FuturePlan: Europe 1600 - 1800

FuturePlan Live: Europe 1600 - 1815

These galleries will contain some of the most magnificent and elaborate works of art and design in the V&A collections. Around 1,100 objects will explore European art and design between 1600 and 1815, continuing the displays in the V&A’s award-winning Medieval & Renaissance Galleries and completing the restoration of the entire front wing of the Museum. We are grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund for their generous support of this project.

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The Arts of Living Europe 1600 - 1815 (Hardback)

The Arts of Living Europe 1600 - 1815 (Hardback)

Published to accompany the landmark opening of the V&A's new Europe 1600 - 1800 galleries, The Arts of Living explores the breadth, depth and beau…

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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.

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Event - Elegance and Comfort: The Art of Biedermeier

Tue 19 April 2016–Tue 28 June 2016

10 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore the art and design of Central Europe in the years following the Congress of Vienna in 1815. The term ‘Biedermeier’ as applied to the arts of this period was derived from a popular fictional character who cared nothing for the wider world as long as his personal interests were secure.

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