20th Century

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

Over its short 130-year history, the car has become one of the most loved, contested and influential innovations in the world. It has revolutionized manufacturing, transformed how we move, forever changing our cities, environment and economies.

2019-07-12T13:16:22+00:00November 27th, 2018|

AFV&A tour of Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

On April 30, Levi Prombaum, Curatorial Assistant, Collections, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum led a before-hours tour of the exhibition Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now for AFV&A supporters. The group was treated to an informative look at highlights from the Guggenheim’s extensive Mapplethorpe [...]

2019-07-26T10:19:12+00:00July 26th, 2019|Events|

Mary Quant

From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive.

2018-11-27T12:10:32+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

In July 2018, the V&A announced that Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams will open at the Museum on February 2, 2019, running until July 14. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, organised by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, [...]

2018-09-11T15:34:21+00:00September 11th, 2018|Events|

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

June 16 – November 4, 2018 Experience a fresh perspective on the life and legacy of the iconic Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and the artistry with which she portrayed herself to the world. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has [...]

2018-06-19T16:14:53+00:00June 19th, 2018|Events|