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FuturePlan: Transforming the V&A

FuturePlan is an ambitious programme of development which is transforming the V&A. The best contemporary designers are creating exciting new galleries and visitor facilities, while revealing and restoring the beauty of the original building. In the past 10 years, over 70% of the museum’s public spaces have been transformed, improving access and allowing the collections to be more elegantly and intelligently displayed. By introducing bold new architectural interventions, FuturePlan aims to delight and to inspire visitors, and to continue the museum’s tradition of championing new talent.

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Indigo Plait Necklace by Hila Rawet Karni

Indigo Plait Necklace by Hila Rawet Karni

This indigo blue necklace is crafted by threading cotton rope through springs braided into a great statement piece. The magnetic clasps on this neckla…

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The Fabric of India

03 October 2015 – 10 January 2016. The highlight of the V&A’s India Festival, this will be the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India from the 3rd to the 21st century.

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Event - Lunchtime Lecture: Creating the Europe 1600-1815 Galleries

Wed 16 December 2015 13:00–13:45

LUNCHTIME LECTURES: Join Senior Curators Lesley Miller and Joanna Norman to find out more how the new Europe 1600-1815 galleries were created.

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