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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+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Events|

AFV&A view the Schreyer Photography Collection

In November 2016, the American Friends of the V&A were treated to a private view of the Leslie, Judith and Gabrielle Schreyer Photography Collection at the Howard Greenberg Gallery. After a drinks reception, Howard Greenberg gave a wonderful introduction to this exceptional collection and the [...]

2017-03-07T12:57:04+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Events|

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|