Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A is the custodian of an important collection of textile fragments, ceramic and Buddhist art objects which were brought back from the Silk Road region by Sir Marc Aurel Stein at the beginning of the 20th century.

The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

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The Gilbert Collection at the V&A

The Gilbert Collection at the V&A

Arthur and Rosalind Gilbert began collecting in the 1960s and over a period of about 40 years formed one of the world's most magnificent private colle…

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Event - Prudential Art Collection

Wed 21 May 2014 18:00

The foundations of the Prudential Art Collection lie in the Victorian pictures purchased to complement the environment at their Holborn headquarters.

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