What's On Wednesday 20 March 2013

 Exhibitions

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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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    EXHIBITION: The V&A reveals the majesty of the courts of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I to Ivan the Terrible and the early Romanovs in a major exhibition celebrating 500 years of exchange between Britain and Russia.

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 Courses

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    YEAR COURSE: Study the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque focussing on Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Wednesdays, 19 September 2012 – 10 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

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    SEMINAR: Celebrate the centenary of the creation of Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) to music by Igor Stravinsky and designed by Nicolas Roerich.

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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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    Free entry

    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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    LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Join Conservator Zoe Allen as she presents some of the interesting discoveries made during the conservation of the gilded objects in the New Furniture Galleries.

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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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 Membership Events

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    With its spire reaching 123 metres in height (the tallest medieval structure in the world) and its impressive cloister, Salisbury Cathedral is one of the finest cathedrals in the country. Members will be led on an art and architectural tour of this wonderful building before enjoying lunch in the cathedral restaurant. Members will then visit Wilton House in the afternoon.

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