Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

This is the subject hub for National Art Library Services.

The National Art Library opening times are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday: 10.00 – 17.30, Friday: 10.00 – 18.30.

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

Visit the V&A exhibition William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

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International Arts and Crafts

International Arts and Crafts

The Arts and Crafts movement revolutionised attitudes to work and the home and laid the foundations for a radical shift in approach to design and life…

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Event - The Bookshop Band

Fri 02 May 2014 19:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Join the Bookshop Band, acclaimed folk trio, for an intimate concert of songs inspired by Shakespeare's plays, performed in the atmospheric surroundings of the V&A’s National Art Library.

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