Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A's glass collection, largely housed in Room 131, is the most comprehensive in Europe. The collection has expanded considerably since the opening of the main Glass Gallery in 1994, with major additions of British, continental, antipodean and, especially, American glass art.

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Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

An essential guide to glass and its production. This compact handbook offers definitions and descriptions of a wide range of glass terminology such as…

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

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Event - Intercultural Tour: Crowns for Saints and Sovereigns

Thu 25 June 2015 13:00–14:00

TOUR: Discover the splendour and significance of crowns in a range of traditions including Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism and Islam.

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