Festival Opening on Friday, 30 June 2017

REVEAL festival

Explore the beautiful new public areas and gallery spaces of the V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, with a week-long festival celebrating the Museum's architecture, heritage and history

FreePlan a visit
  • Opening on Friday, 30 June 2017
  • General public 17.00 – 22.00 Members' preview 10.00 – 17.00
  • Free

Join us for the opening of the new V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, with a series of art and design commissions, performances, fashion shows, and family activities, bringing the Museum's architecture and collections to life.

Festival Highlights

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Shade by Simon Heijdens, 2010. © Simon Heijdens

Simon Heijdens will create an immersive experience of augmented light in The Sainsbury Gallery.

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Kairos by Anat Ben-David with Boudicca, 2017. Photography by Jet. Courtesy Stanley Picker Gallery

We present the first major public performance of Kairos by artist and musician Anat Ben-David.

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Molly Goddard, A/W 2017. © Molly Goddard

British fashion designer Molly Goddard will showcase highlights of her designs.

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Julie Cunningham & Company in Double Bill, 2017. Courtesy Stephen Wright

A new site-specific dance performance inspired by Yoko Ono's 'Dance Pieces'.

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Nothing is Set in Stone by Mira Calix, 2012. © Mira Calix

Artist Mira Calix will host a live stream of music, performance art, dance and spoken word.

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DesignLab. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

View student work as part of a DesignLab project linked to Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.

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Friday Late in collaboration with Boiler Room. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Boiler Room present an electric mix of international musicians, DJs and artists.

More to Do

Festival shop

Designing the V&A: The Museum as a Work of Art (1857-1909)

Designing the V&A: The Museum as a Work of Art (1857-1909)

This publication presents drawings, watercolours and historic photographs relating to the Museum's 19th-century interiors.

£30.00 Buy
The Indian Court at the Great Exhibition (Custom Prints)

The Indian Court at the Great Exhibition (Custom Prints)

V&A Custom Prints are high quality art prints of images from across the V&A collections.

£80.00 Buy
V&A: A Souvenir

V&A: A Souvenir

A beautifully designed and informative guide to the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

£5.00 Buy
REVEAL festival

The Exhibition Road Quarter has been generously supported by The Monument Trust, The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation, The Headley Trust, The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Garfield Weston Foundation, the Heritage Lottery Fund and other generous donors including Peter Williams and Heather Acton and the Friends of the V&A.

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