architecture

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|

V&A Dundee now open

V&A Dundee opened to the public on September 15, 2018. A new international center of design, proudly supported by the AFV&A, V&A Dundee showcases the brilliance of Scottish creativity and the best of design from around the world. It is the first dedicated [...]

2018-11-27T13:15:45+00:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

V&A opens new Exhibition Road Quarter

After an international competition to design a new entrance in 2011 and five years of subsequent building works, this summer saw the grand opening of the new V&A Exhibition Road Quarter by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. Designed by Amanda Levete Architects [...]

2017-08-07T15:39:41+00:00August 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

AFV&A tour the Hearst Tower

On Wednesday April 26, 2017, supporters of the AFV&A toured the Hearst Tower with Jim Barnes, a Partner at the renowned architecture firm Foster + Partners. Publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst commissioned a six-storey Art Deco block on Eighth Avenue in the 1920s, [...]

2017-05-24T11:56:58+00:00May 24th, 2017|Events|