London

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

The ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk will counter this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion.

2019-10-14T15:09:53+00:00November 27th, 2018||

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

Experience the extraordinary creative process of one of the world's most inventive photographers through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations – including ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A's collections.

2019-07-12T11:50:09+00:00November 27th, 2018||

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||

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|

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|