What's On Saturday 13 October 2012

 Exhibitions

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    EXHIBITION: This spring the V&A celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Fashion galleries with an exhibition of beautiful ballgowns, red carpet evening dresses and catwalk showstoppers.

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 Special Events

 Conferences & Symposia

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    CONFERENCE: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 October, 10.00-17.15 This conference will bring together artists, curators, historians and museum professionals to explore the history of the artist as museum professionals, the museum environment and archive as the content of artistic production, the hidden subjectivity of the many artists working in museums and galleries alongside their practice and dynamic roles they play in 21st century museums and galleries.

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 Free talks & tours

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    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which describes the history of the V&A and introduces a selection of treasures from the Museum's outstanding collections.

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    Free entry

    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which introduces the V&A's stunning Medieval & Renaissance Galleries. Starting at the Meeting Point, Grand Entrance at 11.30.

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    Free entry

    OPEN STUDIO: Visit the V&A Costume for Film Resident, Hayley Nebauer, her studio. Find out about her research, creative practice and work in progress.

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    Free entry

    DEMONSTRATION: Drop-in and meet visiting digital designers on selected dates. See ‘show and tell’ presentations of digital design and chat with them about their work. See below for available dates.

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    Free entry

    TOUR: Take a guided tour of the V&A's exciting theatre and performance collections, including rock & pop posters, theatre and ballet costumes, puppets, stage sets and more! See new costumes from the Lion King now on display.

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    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which introduces the V&A's stunning British Galleries which house the most comprehensive collection of British design and art on view anywhere in the world.

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 Young People's Events

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Create an interactive fabric patch you can sew onto a garment. By using conductive thread, and LEDs, you will learn how to build a ‘soft circuit’ that lights up your design when you move and shake.

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