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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 Apr 21
Aye Avast. This enamelled gold pendant in the form of a three masted ship hung with pearls was made by Reinhold Vasters in 1860. With a luscious and intricate detail of the ship makes us want to set sail.
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V&A Apr 21
Happy Easter! From bunnies to chocolate eggs we hope you are having a good weekend. 🎨 by Charles Collins ca. 1900
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V&A Apr 20
Want to fly away? This digital art piece by Aaron Koblin may seem abstract, but it showcases the flight patterns of 205,000 trips across the USA over a 24-hour period. Every colourful thread represents hundreds of people as they travel across the airspace.
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V&A Apr 19
Travelling in style. This photograph by Jim Lee showcases the eternal elegance of Ossie Clark's designs. The image was to make it look as if the model emerged in full glamourous attire after she had just finished flying a plane.
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V&A Apr 19
Don't you love it when you go for a casual drive and see a Rhino in your side view. This image is from the series 50 photographs collected by Peter Cohen, relating to the theme of 'Drive-Bys', depicting various scenes taken from the inside of a car, over 70 years.
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V&A Apr 19
Riding the tube in true style! 🚇 This glamourous shot by John French from 1950 shows model Barbara Goalen wearing Christian ’s Cygne Noir dress on the Underground. Remember members can go for free with no need to book!
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Sesame Street Apr 17
. and Chef Gonger visited London this week! The duo made stops at Buckingham Palace, , , , and more!
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National Galleries Apr 18
Thrilled to announce we’ve jointly acquired — with the — this spectacular Antonio Zucchi portrait of Scottish architect James Adam, of the great family of neo-classical designers & architects. It's been made possible with help from the . 1/4
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V&A Apr 18
This bright red Routemaster was one of Mary Quant’s most spectacular marketing tools. Between 1970 and 1975 she toured it around Europe, Canada, America and Venezuela.🚍🌼 Quant’s ‘Beauty Bus’ © Interfoto/Alamy Find out more:
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V&A Apr 18
Replying to @MeCookieMonster
It's meant to be 🍪💕🥛
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Cookie Monster Apr 16
Me found hidden gem at !!!! Dis mug PERFECT for dunking cookies into!
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V&A Apr 18
We've been nominated for the Family Friendly Museum Award! If you like our activities have your say:
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V&A Apr 17
Replying to @V_and_A
From kids clown school and improv classes, to immersive live music in the galleries, visit our website to see what to do and who will be joining us next week for the V&A Performance Festival:
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V&A Apr 17
Don't miss this very special evening of stand up, headlined by award-winning comedian PLUS (Funny Women Stage Award Winner 2016) + (New Act of the Year, 2018) + more to be announced! Keep your eyes peeled:
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V&A Apr 17
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Yes the is on the way, but who remembers when Sheku Kanneh-Mason aka BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016, blew everyone away at the wedding? Sheku will be playing on the final Sunday of the Performance Festival:
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V&A Apr 17
Replying to @Do_Meth
Life’s a Drag, and So Are you! A fabulous and fearless cast of drag performers extraordinaire will be storming the V&A, led by the incomparable Meth The Drag Queen ! For timings:
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V&A Apr 17
Our Performance Festival starts next week! For 10 days, you'll find laughs and music in every nook and cranny of our Museum! 🎷🎪 Have you seen who’s coming?
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V&A Apr 17
In Salad Days, the musical, anyone who heard Minnie the Magic Piano being played, immediately was forced to dance. She’s made from a mish mash of old pianos, lamps & pram wheels! Have you heard about our V&A Performance Festival? Starting next week:
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V&A Apr 17
Examine how the car has shaped the world we know today 🚗 Our upcoming exhibition will bring together 15 wide-ranging cars, many of which have never been on display in the UK. Tickets on sale now: Supported by © Duffy Archive
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V&A Apr 16
Tired of bad commuting experiences? In Tokyo, Seibu Railway used humour & images found in ukiyo-e woodblock prints to improve commuting behaviours. See the posters at our free display: By Yumiko Yokoyama & Takahiro Kadowaki, Dentsu Inc. agency
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