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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 [...]

By | 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 [...]

By | 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 [...]

By | 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, [...]

By | January 30th, 2015|Events|