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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The American Friends of the V&A are delighted to have supported Plywood: Material of the Modern World, which opened in The Porter Gallery at the V&A on July 15, 2017 and runs until November 12, 2017. Ice-skating shelters, designed by Patkau Architects, [...]
This exhibition tells the story of how this often-overlooked material made the modern world.
The AFV&A was delighted to support the acquisitions of posters for the exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970 which ran from September 10, 2016 through February 26, 2017. This major exhibition explored the era-defining significance and impact of [...]
AFV&A at Kensington Palace In the Spring of 2014, the AFV&A enjoyed a series of visits to exhibitions, studios and private collections in and around London. Highlights of the trip included a curator led tour of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain at the [...]