Events

AFV&A tour of Jewelry for America

On Wednesday, October 30th 2019, Dr Page Knox led a private tour of the Jewelry for America exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for AFV&A supporters. The group viewed pieces from The Met jewelry collection from the early eighteenth century to the [...]

2019-11-01T16:56:12+00:00November 1st, 2019|Events|

AFV&A Visit Scotland

In June 2019 members of the AFV&A enjoyed a trip to Scotland, following the rich history of Scottish design across Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow and meeting the contemporary practitioners shaping the future of design in the country. The trip was inspired by the [...]

2019-08-06T11:26:20+00:00August 6th, 2019|Events|

AFV&A tour of Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

On April 30, Levi Prombaum, Curatorial Assistant, Collections, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum led a before-hours tour of the exhibition Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now for AFV&A supporters. The group was treated to an informative look at highlights from the Guggenheim’s extensive Mapplethorpe [...]

2019-07-26T10:19:12+00:00July 26th, 2019|Events|

AFV&A tour of Delacroix at The Met

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 [...]

2018-11-22T09:42:31+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Events|

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|