What's On Tuesday 30 October 2012

 Exhibitions

  •  
    Thumbnail for Hollywood Costume

    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

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Ballgowns:

    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.

    More details

 Special Events

 Family Events

  •  
    Thumbnail for Back-packs & Trails

    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.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for The Imagination Station - October Half Term

    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.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Digital Kids

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

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Make-it: Costume Design

    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.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Gallery Play: True Colours

    Free entry

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

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for V&A Screen: Movie Magic

    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!

    More details

 Courses

  •  
    Thumbnail for Late Medieval to Early Renaissance 12/13

    YEAR COURSE: Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change. Tuesdays, 18 September 2012 – 9 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

    More details

 Evening events

  •  
    Thumbnail for Design Culture Salon

    CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS EVENT: Listen to discussions about contemporary design issues. Academics, critics and practitioners will open up the debate in an informal atmosphere, chaired by Guy Julier, Principal Research Fellow, Contemporary Design at University of Brighton/Victoria and Albert Museum.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Yinka Shonibare MBE, Georgina Starr and Jonathan Glancey - The Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London

    EVENING EVENT: Join artists Yinka Shonibare MBE and Georgina Starr, and architectural critic and writer Jonathan Glancey in a discussion of the themes surrounding new Art on the Underground and Art / Books publication The Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London Icon, which celebrates the Roundel, a symbol of London’s transport system and an icon of the capital itself.

    More details

 Free talks & tours

  •  
    Thumbnail for Daily Introductory Tour

    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.

    More details / Book tickets
  •  
    Thumbnail for Medieval & Renaissance Tour 11.30

    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.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Closer Look Architecture Talk - Regency Architecture

    Free entry

    FREE TALK: Discover the architecture of the Regency period when the wealth generated by the Industrial Revolution allowed the upper and middle classes to build grand houses and institutions.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for Theatre & Performance Galleries Tour

    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.

    More details
  •  
    Thumbnail for British Galleries Tour

    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.

    More details / Book tickets

 Young People's Events

  •  
    Thumbnail for Create! Make a Costume

    3 DAY YOUNG PEOPLE'S COURSE: Using the Hollywood Costume exhibition as inspiration, design and make a costume for a film character.

    More details