What's On Saturday 17 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

 Courses

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    STUDY DAY: Discover the work of one of the most versatile and talented artists of Britain’s inter-war generation. This day reviews Ravilious’s paintings, designs, illustrations, and his work as a War artist and his relationship with contemporaries like Edward Bawden.

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    STUDY DAY: Discover the Africa collections at the V&A, including textiles, jewellery, photography and sculpture.

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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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    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: 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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    1 DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP: Bring a sparkle to your sofa! Learn to make your cushions light up when you squeeze or rattle them.

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 Young People's Events

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Get top tips on how to create an outstanding portfolio from an industry professional. You are welcome to bring in your portfolio for personal advice. For 16-19 years.

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Take part in this musical theatre work out with West End musical producer Peter Huntley.

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