19th Century

Re-opening of the iconic V&A Cast Courts

The V&A’s beloved Cast Courts re-opened on December 1, 2018, marking the end of the second and final phase of redevelopment, returning these iconic galleries to their original Victorian splendour. Collecting plaster cast reproductions and electrotypes reached the height of popularity in the [...]

2018-12-05T15:18:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|Support|

AFV&A tour of Delacroix at The Met

On Wednesday, October 24, the AFV&A group was treated to an informative tour of the Delacroix exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Page Knox. The group learned about the life and work of French painter Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863), one of [...]

2018-11-22T09:42:31+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Events|

Fashioned from Nature

April 21 2018 – January 27 2019 From a pineapple fibre clutch-bag to a cape of cockerel feathers, the V&A’s forthcoming fashion exhibition will trace the complex relationship between fashion and the natural world since 1600 to the present day. Showcasing over 300 [...]

2018-04-24T10:13:14+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|