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The Collections

The Collections

The V&A has unrivalled collections of contemporary and historic art and design. It houses some of the world's greatest resources for architecture, fashion, photography, theatre and performance, sculpture, contemporary design, ceramics, Asian art and design, furniture, textiles, jewellery, metalwork and many more. There is extensive online access to authoritative information and the knowledge of leading experts.

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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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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - LGBTQ Tour

Sat 30 May 2015–Sat 28 November 2015

FREE TOUR: Regulary, on the last Saturday of the month, join this one hour tour which explores gender and sexual identities through a selection of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) related objects in the V&A's rich collections.

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