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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|

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|