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AFV&A supports the Clothworkers’ Centre at the V&A

AFV&A enjoy a tour of the V&A's Clothworkers' Center In 2013, the American Friends of the V&A supported The Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion that opened in October. Housed in Blythe House in Olympia, London, [...]

2016-11-14T14:01:35+00:00 March 7th, 2014|Support|

AFV&A host Ballgowns lecture

(L-R) Molly Charland, Oriole Cullen and Diana Quasha Oriole Cullen, a Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the V&A, gave a lecture on Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950, March 28th at the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida. The lecture [...]

2017-05-24T14:24:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|Events|

Historical Architecture: Re-Fashioned

Molly Charland, Graham Haworth and Diana Quasha In January 2013, the AFV&A and the Society of the Four Arts hosted a lecture on Historical Architecture: Re-Fashioned by Graham Haworth, Director at Haworth Tompkins Architects in London. Graham talked about his collaboration with the V&A [...]

2017-02-20T17:04:28+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Events|

AFV&A supports Ceramics Residency at the V&A

In 2012 the American Friends of the V&A was able to support an artist’s residency for ceramics artist Michelle Erickson at the V&A through the generosity of James and Pamela Penny, the Dudley and Constance Godfrey Foundation, Kath O. and F.G. Summitt and [...]

2017-02-20T17:05:20+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Support|

Simon Annand’s The Half, New York

Left to right: John Martello, Executive Director, The Players, Kate Bailey, V&A Curator of Theater and Performance, Simon Annand, Diana Quasha, AFV&A Chair On May 10th 2012, the AFV&A hosted a wonderful evening in collaboration with The Players around the exciting [...]

2016-11-21T14:25:33+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Events|

AFV&A visit to London

AFV&A tour of Conservation Studios In June 2011, the American Friends of the V&A held their inaugural trip to London. They devoted each of the three days to a different aspect of the Museum’s diverse character with additional special access to [...]

2017-02-20T17:11:55+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|Events|

Postmodernism lecture at the Bard, New York

In May 2011, co-curators Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt, presented a lecture on their upcoming exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990, which opened at the V&A in September 2011. Preceded by a reception, the lecture was presented in collaboration with the Bard Graduate Center.

2017-02-20T17:12:49+00:00 May 10th, 2011|Events|

Diaghilev lecture, New York

Lynn Garafola, Jane Pritchard and Diana Quasha In December 2010 the AFV&A hosted a lecture on Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929. The lecture was given by Jane Pritchard, co-curator of the V&A exhibition, in discussion with [...]

2017-02-20T17:13:21+00:00 December 9th, 2010|Events|