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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 [...]

By | 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 [...]

By | 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.

By | 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 [...]

By | December 9th, 2010|Events|

The Golden Age of Couture opens at the Frist

 June 2010 The V&A exhibition The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947-1957 opened at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville on June 18th. A Member Preview was held on June 17th and was widely attended. The exhibition highlighted [...]

By | June 18th, 2010|Events|

Maharaja lecture at the Asia Society

In May 2010 the AFV&A and the Asia Society hosted a lecture by Anna Jackson, Deputy Keeper of the Asian Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and lead curator of the exhibition Maharaja: the Splendour of India's Royal Courts, on which the [...]

By | May 11th, 2010|Events|