What's On Friday 16 November 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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    EXHIBITION: Light from the Middle East: New Photography presents work by artists from across the Middle East (spanning North Africa to Central Asia), living in the region and in diaspora.

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 Special Events

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    FREE SCHOOLS EVENT: Meet designers, scientists and artists and find out more about different education and career pathways.

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 Courses

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    YEAR COURSE: Celebrate the re-display of the Museum’s world-class early medieval collection. Fridays, 21 September 2012 – 12 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

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 Evening events

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    EVENING TALK: Focusing on the Hussar jacket, explore the military, cultural and gendered clothing choices Hendrix made and the popularity of army surplus wear on the postwar British fashion conscience.

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    CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS EVENT: Find out how the role of the creative director has evolved through the digital revolution and about the importance of creativity in the digital age.

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    Free entry

    LIVE MUSIC: Free concerts by musicians from the Royal College of Music are performed on selected Friday evenings in the beautiful setting of the Norfolk House Music Room, from 18.30 – 19.30.

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    EVENING TALK: Hear the three-time Oscar winning costume designer, Anthony Powell, discuss some of his most celebrated work with Deborah Landis, Senior Curator of Hollywood Costume.

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    EVENING TALK: Hear celebrated photographer Gered Mankowitz as he speaks about his photographic relationship with Jimi, the iconic photographs produced, the social period of the time and the subsequent legacy of rock portraiture.

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    LIVE MUSIC: Join us for a new exciting performance by the Chamber Ensemble of London.

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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

    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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    OPEN STUDIO: Visit the V&A Residency Studios to meet ceramics resident Keith Harrison. Find out about his research, creative practice and work in progress. 13.00-16.00

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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

    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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    Free entry

    TOUR: Join one of our free themed tours exploring different aspects of the V&A's collection. Starts at 19.00 from the Meeting Point at the Grand Entrance.

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