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 - This Time in History: What Escapes

Wed 17 September 2014 13:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Join artist Rose Frain as she speaks about her recent work, including This Time in History, an installation that combines objects selected from the V&A with her original art works.

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