What's On Wednesday 22 May 2013

 Exhibitions

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    EXHIBITION: The V&A has been given unprecedented access to the David Bowie archive to curate the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie - one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times.

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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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 Special Events

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    SPECIAL EVENT: Join engineers, scientists, artists, technologists and tinkerers for a Digital Futures special event showcasing brilliant projects and prototypes built during the NASA led International Space Apps Challenge and Urban Prototyping hackathon.

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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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 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 Ceramics Residency Studio to watch Keiko Masumoto at work and find out more about her highly skilled making processes and Japanese ceramic trends.

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    LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Join Victoria Broackes for an insight into the making of David Bowie is.

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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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 Members' Week

 Membership Events

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    The V&A’s Beverley Hart will show a range of highlights found in the Museum’s collection held in its main storage space at Blythe House.

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    Tamara Gomez designs and hand crafts exquisite jewellery using precious metals, rough diamonds, gem stones and traditional goldsmithing techniques.

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    EVENT CANCELLED Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. Alternatively please feel free to visit the Toshiba Japan Ceramics Resident Keiko Masumoto and find out more about her highly skilled making processes and Japanese ceramic trends in the Ceramics Residency Studio, 143A from 13.00 - 16.00. For further details please call 020 7942 2277.

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    Internationally renowned fashion illustrator Jason Brooks has worked for household names from Vogue to Coca-Cola.

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