What's On Wednesday 17 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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 Family Events

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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from Back-packs, trails or, for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag.

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 Courses

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    YEAR COURSE: Study the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque focussing on Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Wednesdays, 19 September 2012 – 10 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

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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

    LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Hear Rhian Harris, Director of the V&A Museum of Childhood, talk about their major new exhibition which explores the transformation of childhood in Britain during the tumultuous 64 years between the London Olympics of 1948 and 2012.

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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

    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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 Workshops

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    2 DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP: Wednesday 17 – Thursday 18 October, 10.30 – 17.00 Use the V&A’s collections as inspiration to create a stunning trompe l’oeuil top.

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