What's On Friday 23 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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    TEACHERS' EVENT: Recharge your creative batteries and work with artists, designers and makers. Enjoy meeting other creative teachers, try out new techniques, develop your own creative talents and get inspiration to take back to the classroom.

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    STUDY DAY: Join the 'Emperor of Soul' Bobby Womack for a landmark discussion of race within the realms of rock & roll. Discover how a generation of British musicians ‘broke’ America with their interpretation of US blues-based rock, and hear about the alternate musical journey made by Womack and Hendrix. With special guest Shuggie Otis.

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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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    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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    CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS EVENT: Join the Experimental Food Society as they take guests through some of the works of art unveiled at the Experimental Food Society Spectacular 2012 and the processes undertaken to create them.

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    EVENING TALK: Join BAFTA and a glittering array of film professionals, including Omar Sharif, Tom Courtney and David Parfitt, to celebrate the Oscar and BAFTA-winning costume designer Phyllis Dalton.

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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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    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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    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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    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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 Workshops

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    6 WEEK DIGITAL COURSE: Be introduced to a range of digital art disciplines such as game making, programming, animation, sound and circuit bending, and Arduino with hands-on workshops.

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    PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Fridays, 23 November – 18 January (excluding 21 & 28 December & 4 January), 10.30 – 17.00

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