The American Friends of the V&A was incorporated in 1984 and has traditionally supported London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The AFV&A works to strengthen the Museum’s international presence and encourage the American public to engage with this leading cultural institution.
The V&A was founded in 1852 and is the world’s leading museum of art and design. In the 21st century the Museum has extended its reach. Touring exhibitions, loans, curatorial exchanges with leading institutions and a strong online presence bring the V&A’s collection and expertise to audiences across the world.
The American Friends of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Inc. is an independent charitable organization which has traditionally supported the work of the V&A. It is recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt entity described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Donations to the AFV&A are deductible for US tax purposes to the extent permitted by law.
For reference, our tax identification number is 13-321-2077.
Board of trustees
- Mrs Diana Quasha (Chair)
- Mrs Tiffany Dubin
- Ms Deborah Farrington
- Mr Richard Greenfield
- Mrs Audrey Gruss
- Ms Mandakini Puri
- Mr Thomas Quick
- Mr Leslie Schreyer
- Mr Bernard Selz
- Mr Chris Thom
- Dr Susan Weber
- Mrs Diana Quasha, President
- Ms Lauren Kelly, Treasurer
- AFV&A supports Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th century
- AFV&A tours Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action at The Frick Collection
- AFV&A visit the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- AFV&A visit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A
- AFV&A tour Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
'Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery' opens at the V&A, London
October 1, 2016 - February 5, 2017
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
'Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design; closes at the V&A, London
October 9, 2016
'Small Stories: At Home in a Doll's House' closes at the National Building Museum, Washington DC
January 15, 2017
National Building Museum Shop, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States