Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Victoria and Albert Museum's collections span two thousand years of art in virtually every medium, from many parts of the world, and visitors to the Museum encounter a treasure house of amazing and beautiful objects. The story of the V&A's foundation helps to explain its astonishing richness and diversity.

The Château de Juvisy Appeal

We need your help to raise £500,000 to acquire the Baroque oil painting of the Château de Juvisy, by Pierre-Denis Martin, court painter to Louis XIV in time for the opening of the Europe 1600-1800 galleries.

Help us buy The Château de Juvisy

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Private Eye a Cartoon History - Signed Edition (Hardback)

Private Eye a Cartoon History - Signed Edition (Hardback)

*Signed by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman*   Celebrating the very best cartoons from Britain's premier publisher of humorous art! Featuring mor…

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Event - BSL Talk: This Time in History: What Escapes, by Rose Frain

Fri 25 April 2014 18:30

BSL TALK: As a contribution to the V&A’s centenary reflections on 1914, the distinguished artist Rose Frain has been invited to curate a small installation of objects from V&A collections alongside new original artworks, and an artist’s bookwork created for the occasion.

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