Open daily 10:00 to 17:45 Admission free Menu
Modern Theatre

Modern Theatre

Explore the history of modern theatre. Including the 'new drama' of the early 20th century, the patriotic wartime entertainment of the 1940s, the foundation of institutions such as the Arts Council and the National Theatre, and the controversial 'in yer face' movement that sprung up in the 1990s.

Shop online

British Design from 1948: Innovation in the Modern Age (Paperback)

British Design from 1948: Innovation in the Modern Age (Paperback)

This landmark book celebrates the best of British design, documenting the transformation and impact of designers' work over the years between the post…

Buy now

What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

VIsit the V&A exhibition What is Luxury?

Event - The Twentieth Century: Masters of Modern Architecture and Design 2015-2016

Thu 01 October 2015–Thu 24 March 2016

23 WEEK COURSE: From Alvar Aalto to Frank Lloyd Wright, from Art Deco to Post-Modernism, this two-term course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with Twentieth Century Design.

Book online