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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+00:00April 6th, 2019|

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 Photography Centre Phase One opened October 2018

Phase One of the V&A’s new Photography Centre opened to the public on October 12, proudly supported by the AFV&A. The expanded space allows for the display of the V&A's large photography collection, including the recently acquired prestigious Royal Photographic Society (RPS) collection. [...]

2018-11-27T16:10:02+00:00November 27th, 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|

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

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 [...]

2018-09-11T14:22:38+00:00September 11th, 2018|Events|

V&A Summer Party 2018

On June 20, members of the AFV&A enjoyed a glamorous night at the V&A. The star-studded annual Summer Party was held in the Museum’s beautiful John Madejski Garden, where guests were entertained by DJ Lady Mary Charteris and British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan who [...]

2018-07-03T14:39:09+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Events|

The Future Starts Here

From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, this exhibition will bring together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future.

2018-11-27T09:41:02+00:00May 12th, 2018|

The Future Starts Here

May 12 – November 4 2018 Explore the power of design as the V&A showcases the ground-breaking technologies shaping the world of tomorrow, from smart appliances and satellites to artificial intelligence and internet culture. The exhibition poses a series of ethical and speculative [...]

2018-04-24T10:14:22+00:00April 6th, 2018|Events|