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 [...]
The V&A is honoured to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has become the Museum’s Royal Patron. The patronage reflects Her Royal Highness’s continued personal interest in the visual arts, photography and design. The Duchess’ acceptance of the role follows [...]
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 [...]