2014 - 2018 marks the centenary of the First World War. The V&A is commemorating these dates with a series of displays and talks looking at how the world of art and design responded to this devastating conflict.
Sat 27 December 2014–Sun 04 January 2015
FAMILY EVENT: Explore the magical and surreal world of turn-of-the-century Russian theatrical design.
Thu 09 January 2014–Tue 23 December 2014
DISPLAY: Christmas Day Gifts Certificate, 1915 Printed by Sir Joseph Causton & Sons LimitedBooking info
Wed 09 July 2014–Sun 01 February 2015
DISPLAY: As a contribution to the V&A’s centenary reflections on the outbreak of war, the distinguished artist Rose Frain creates an installation for the National Art Library.Booking info
Sat 18 October 2014–Sun 15 March 2015
DISPLAY: This display reveals twenty years of radical and revolutionary designs for performance against the backdrop of the First World War and the Russian Revolutions.Booking info
Thu 15 January 2015 11:00–12:00
TOUCH TOUR: This touch tour focusses on the temporary display Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design.
Sat 24 January 2015 10:30
CONFERENCE: Explore the impact of war and revolution on Avant Garde theatre and design (1913-33). The conference will examine the collaborations between experimental artists, performers and directors and their impact and legacy on the visual arts, design and performance today.Booking info