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The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's leading museum of art, design and performance.
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V&A 3h
What a hoot. This quaint Owl wallpaper was designed by C.F.A. Voysey now know as a pioneer of modern architecture, the print is an example of his works from early on in his career where he focused on interiors.
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V&A 5h
Explore human food habits with our EAT challenge. Ask your students to design a concept to give more people access to affordable, healthy food Find out more
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V&A Jul 15
Have you seen yet? Additional tickets now on sale for early and late slots for weekends in August. Don't miss your chance as the exhibition closes 1 September. Supported by and
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V&A Jul 14
When you're feeling dramatic... Notice the hand-embroidered English wildflowers on this Marshall & Snelgrove ca.1895 coat. It's influenced by the European Arts and Crafts Movement, that you can explore here:
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V&A Jul 14
London Design Festival is recruiting volunteers for ! Be a part of LDF at the V&A and come to the Volunteer Enrolment Session, taking place on 22 August at the Museum between 3.00-4:30pm. Learn more:
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V&A Jul 13
Veronica Whall started designing stained glass windows (like the one pictured) when she was just 13. Her style was influenced by the progressive arts and crafts movement. Learn more about stained glass:
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V&A Jul 13
At the cutting edge of time. This intricate C.18th golden watch was made in Switzerland. watchmaking only began in Switzerland after the Huguenot refugees brought the manufacture of portable timepieces to Geneva in the second half of the 16th century?
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V&A Jul 12
Come rain or shine, the 'Wet Collection' by Mary Quant showcased how innovative experiments with PVC could become futuristic, shiny fashion must-haves. Join Co-curator Stephanie Wood as she takes a look at the trailblazing collection.
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V&A Jul 12
Yes there’s a lot going on here, but 15th cent. Italian narrative paintings like this one by Ghirlandaio often showed multiple events from one story. Discover the civilisations of Ancient Greece & Rome with our course The Classical World & its Afterlife:
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V&A Jul 11
Could your class design a new, climate friendly way to get from A to B? Our GO challenge aims to help students consider the big questions surrounding human movement though design. Find out more
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V&A Jul 11
Calling all furry friend fans - join us on 26 Jul as we explore human/animal relations through live art, music and performance at Pick of the Litter, this month's free : 🐶 🐸 🐽 🐬
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V&A Jul 11
We have 500 additional tickets available for Saturday 20th July for entry between 4.15pm and 8.00pm. Tickets are NOT available online but can be purchased through the Contact Centre on 0207 942 2000 (10am-5pm) or in person at the museum.
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V&A Jul 10
Our Conference on the importance of design skills in the future has just kicked off, with ’s and an array of amazing speakers. Learn more about our ambitions for a more creative future here:
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BBC Radio 4 Today Jul 10
"Design is the subject young people should be most excited about." Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, announces plans to make design and technology an essential subject in schools in the next 5 years
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V&A Jul 10
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Epic Iran will showcase 300 objects from ancient, Islamic and contemporary Iran. It will be the UK’s first major exhibition to look at 5,000 years of monumental art and design. Opens 17 October 2020
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V&A Jul 10
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Follow us down the rabbit hole into the world of Alice in Wonderland. An immersive journey that looks at the origins, adaptations & reinventions of the story over 157 years. 📷 by Johan Persson /©ROH. Costumes by Bob Crowley
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V&A Jul 10
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Bringing together 200 rarely-seen masterpieces for the very first time, Renaissance Watercolours: from Dürer to Van Dyck, examines the development of watercolour painting. Opening 16 May 2020, Supported by V&A Members
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V&A Jul 10
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Looking at style, function, design and craftsmanship, Bags! will showcase over 300 objects and will explore the history these desirable and ubiquitous accessories. Opening 25 April it's sure to be bags of fun! 📷 by Allan Grant, via Getty Images
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V&A Jul 10
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: Kyoto to Catwalk explores the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the kimono from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and in the rest of the world. Opening 29 February 2020 tickets will go on sale this Winter. © Akira Times
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V&A Jul 10
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As we inch closer to 2020, we look ahead to the exciting exhibitions due to take place next year. From Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk to Alice in Wonderland have a peek at what is in store…
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