V&A Exhibitions – Touring the World

The V&A has been touring its exhibitions overseas since 1987 and today works with venues in over 40 countries making it one of the largest touring programmes in the world. We offer an incredible range of exhibitions for hire which combine world renowned curatorial expertise with exceptional objects drawn from the V&A’s prestigious collections and from its unique access to private and institutional lenders worldwide.

Working with partners, including some of the world's leading venues, the V&A prides itself on high quality, innovative exhibition presentations. These exhibitions showcase a range of narratives and objects across diverse academic, cultural, art and design disciplines with wide audience appeal.

We work effectively with our partners to engage and inspire audiences, aiming to make our exhibitions affordable and including support on delivery, installation and marketing.

Where has the V&A toured exhibitions globally?

What to expect when hiring an exhibition from the V&A

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V&A Touring Exhibitions

Aubrey Beardsley: Grotesque Beauty

Drawing on the V&A's extensive collection of Beardsley's drawings, prints, and posters, this exhibition showcases over 100 works covering his entire career alongside works of decorative and fine art by his contemporaries.

Lucian Freud's Etchings

Using the V&A's unique and extensive collection, this exhibition presents the physical evidence of the long and fruitful collaboration between Freud and the master printer Marc Balakjian.

Japan: Myths to Manga

In this exhibition, discover how Japan's extreme geography, beliefs and a sense of playfulness have shaped its ingenuity. See how play is encouraged at all ages and permeates Japanese hobbies, designs, and attitudes.

Wedgwood: Artists and Industry

Featuring over 100 works from this iconic collection, including ceramics, designs, and associated artworks, that explore key artistic styles and themes of production.


Anna Fletcher
Lead, Touring Exhibitions
Tel: +44 (0) 207 942 2619
Email: a.fletcher@vam.ac.uk