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 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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Material Nation: A Consumer's History of Modern Italy (Hardcover)

Material Nation: A Consumer's History of Modern Italy (Hardcover)

In this fresh, unfamiliar, and sometimes surprising picture of modern Italy, history is refracted through the prism of the nation's consumer culture.&…

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Event - Versailles

Fri 06 March 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: Exploring the fascinating and complex history behind Europe’s most iconic palace, this course will offer a lavish and evocative visual narrative of Versailles’ history over three centuries.

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