Events

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

In July 2018, the V&A announced that Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will open at the Museum on February 2, 2019, running until July 14. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, organised by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, [...]

2018-09-11T15:34:21+00:00September 11th, 2018|Events|

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

September 8, 2018 – February 24, 2019 This headline V&A exhibition explores videogame design since the mid-2000s, when major technological advancements transformed the way games are designed, discussed and played. Discover this endlessly creative world through large-scale immersive multimedia and interactive installations. Explore [...]

2018-09-11T14:22:38+00:00September 11th, 2018|Events|

V&A Summer Party 2018

On June 20, members of the AFV&A enjoyed a glamorous night at the V&A. The star-studded annual Summer Party was held in the Museum’s beautiful John Madejski Garden, where guests were entertained by DJ Lady Mary Charteris and British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan who [...]

2018-07-03T14:39:09+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Events|

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

June 16 – November 4, 2018 Experience a fresh perspective on the life and legacy of the iconic Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and the artistry with which she portrayed herself to the world. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has [...]

2018-06-19T16:14:53+00:00June 19th, 2018|Events|

The Future Starts Here

May 12 – November 4 2018 Explore the power of design as the V&A showcases the ground-breaking technologies shaping the world of tomorrow, from smart appliances and satellites to artificial intelligence and internet culture. The exhibition poses a series of ethical and speculative [...]

2018-04-24T10:14:22+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|

Fashioned from Nature

April 21 2018 – January 27 2019 From a pineapple fibre clutch-bag to a cape of cockerel feathers, the V&A’s forthcoming fashion exhibition will trace the complex relationship between fashion and the natural world since 1600 to the present day. Showcasing over 300 [...]

2018-04-24T10:13:14+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic opens at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, from June 3 through September 2, 2018. It will be the premiere U.S. venue for this multi-sensory and playful exhibition which celebrates the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the [...]

2018-04-06T16:43:46+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|

David Bowie Is opens in Brooklyn

David Bowie Is opened at the Brooklyn Museum on March 2 and runs through July 15, 2018. This is the final destination for the V&A's ground-breaking exhibition that has toured globally for the past five years. The exhibition explores the creative process of David [...]

2018-04-06T11:44:08+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|

AFV&A tour the Hearst Tower

On Wednesday April 26, 2017, supporters of the AFV&A toured the Hearst Tower with Jim Barnes, a Partner at the renowned architecture firm Foster + Partners. Publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst commissioned a six-storey Art Deco block on Eighth Avenue in the 1920s, [...]

2017-05-24T11:56:58+00:00May 24th, 2017|Events|