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.
Dr. Aimee Ng leading AFV&A members round Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture at The Frick Collection, New York. © The American Friends of the V&A. On March 11, AFV&A members enjoyed an after-hours tour of Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture at [...]
Royal Portrait of Princess Margaret on her 21st birthday. Photograph by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened at the V&A on February 2, 2019. Based on the major exhibition Christian Dior: Couturier du Rêve, [...]
On February 6, members of the AFV&A attended the Private View of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. The group enjoyed the opening reception in the main lobby of the museum and viewed the exhibition. Based on [...]
Based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter.
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, opens at Brooklyn Museum, New York, on February 8, through May 12, 2019. It will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to [...]
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 [...]
V&A exhibition, The Fabric of India, will make its US debut at Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, on October 19, 2018 and will run until January 6, 2019. It is the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles [...]
September 8, 2018 – February 24, 2019 This headline V&A exhibition explores videogame design since the mid-2000s, when major technological advancements transformed the way games are designed, discussed and played. Discover this endlessly creative world through large-scale immersive multimedia and interactive installations. Explore [...]
Last month, the American Friends of the V&A visited London for Design through Time, an exciting program of exclusive private tours both in and out of the Museum. With a focus on the evolution of design through the centuries, the group were treated [...]