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|

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|

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

June 16 – November 4, 2018 Experience a fresh perspective on the life and legacy of the iconic Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and the artistry with which she portrayed herself to the world. Locked away for 50 years after her death, this collection has [...]

2018-06-19T16:14:53+00:00June 19th, 2018|Events|