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The Stein Collection

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.

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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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International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

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Event - The Arts Club Collection

Sat 23 January 2016 10:00–11:30

The Arts Club was founded in 1863 by “men of vision in order to provide a haven for those people who had professional or amateur relationships with the arts, literature or sciences”. Writers such as Dickens and Thomas Hughes, musicians such as Tosti, Charles Hallé and Liszt; artists such as Leighton, Sickert, Millais, Rodin and Whistler all enjoyed the benefits of this members-only club.

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