What's On Friday 30 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

 Conferences & Symposia

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    CONFERENCE: From salons to closets and glamour to grammar, to quills, desks and inkwells, this one day conference will explore the tools and environments of women’s writing between the 18th to the 20th centuries and aims to create new connections between texts and material objects.

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 Courses

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    COURSE OPEN DAY: Find about the V&A/RCA Postgraduate Programme in the History of Design, run jointly between the Royal College of Art and the V&A.

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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 EVENT: Challenge your perspective and step into a world of subversion and rebellion. Marking the V&A exhibition Light from the Middle East: New Photography, immerse yourself in an evening of exciting new art commissions, satirical film, live music and more.

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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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 Membership Events

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    On the Members’ Preview Day of the new Furniture Gallery, co-curator Nick Humphrey will discuss the creation of the first V&A furniture techniques space and some of the highlights on display.

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 Programmes for deaf & hard of hearing visitors

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    BSL TOUR: Discover the V&A exhibition Hollywood Costume which explores the central role costume design plays in cinema storytelling.

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 Workshops

 Young People's Events

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Are you creative and interested in museums and culture? The join CreateVoice our young people's collective. Email create@vam.ac.uk to find out how to get involved.

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