AFV&A visit the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

In October 2015 the AFV&A group enjoyed an afterhours tour of the newly renovated Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and a visit to its temporary exhibit Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio. Caroline Baumann, Director of the Cooper Hewitt, welcomed the group [...]

2017-02-20T16:45:39+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Events|

AFV&A visit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the V&A

In June 2015 a group from the AFV&A visited the Museum for an early morning private view of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty with an introduction by Fashion Curator, Sonnet Stanfill. This headline exhibition was the first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work [...]

2017-02-20T16:47:15+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Events|

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 tours the US

Roberto Capucci, silk evening dress,1987-88. Courtesy Roberto Capucci Foundation. Photo ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London. After a successful run in London last year Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 toured to the following venues in the US: Minneapolis Institute of Art: Oct 26, [...]

2016-11-21T14:30:11+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Events|

AFV&A tour Object of Devotion at MOBIA

The Fifth Sign of the Last Judgement, c. 1440-70. Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The AFV&A and the Museum of Biblical Art co-hosted a private tour for AFV&A supporters of the exhibition Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture [...]

2017-02-20T17:00:27+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Events|

AFV&A visit London and Paris

AFV&A at Kensington Palace In the Spring of 2014, the AFV&A enjoyed a series of visits to exhibitions, studios and private collections in and around London. Highlights of the trip included a curator led tour of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain at the [...]

2017-02-20T17:01:29+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Events|

AFV&A and Society of Four Arts host Hollywood Costume lecture

In March 2014, a lecture marked the AFV&A’s continued collaboration with the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach. Film and theatre costume designer, Professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis, introduced the narrative development and innovative design of Hollywood Costume, the V&A’s blockbuster exhibition now [...]

2017-02-20T17:02:35+00:00 March 13th, 2014|Events|