What's On Monday 29 October 2012

 Exhibitions

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    EXHIBITION: Hollywood Costume is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see over 100 of the most iconic costumes in the history of film-making. TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR TODAY

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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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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Design a character for the Hollywood screen. Children can design a character using a version of the popular exquisite corpse game on a paper film reel, using costumes and other objects they find in the museum as inspiration.

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    FAMILY EVENT: Digital Kids runs on select dates with limited spaces available. It is recommended for ages 5+ (unless stated otherwise).

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    WORKSHOP EVENT: Explore a sci-fi film costume with V&A resident costume designer Hayley Nebauer. Participants will learn about random design, research ideas for costume design from unusual objects around the museum and create an annotated and collaged illustration of their costume and share their ideas with the rest of the group.

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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Monday 29 October – Friday 2 November, 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00. Go on a Technicolor adventure through Hollywood!

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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November, 14.00 (& 12.00 on 31 October only). Enjoy a full length classic children’s film as the V&A becomes a Hollywood Movie Theatre!

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 Courses

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    YEAR COURSE: Learn about the great design movements, practices and practitioners associated with the Twentieth Century and discover the background to their genesis in the social, political, economic and aesthetic events that began around the year 1900. Mondays, 17 September 2012 – 22 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

    GALLERY TALK: Join Leanne Manfredi as she focuses upon the amazing wedding suit of James II (of England), which was worn at his wedding to Mary of Modena in 1673.

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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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