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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 members attend the V&A Summer Party

On June 19, members of the AFV&A were treated to an evening of Parisian-inspired elegance at the V&A Summer Party. Hosted in partnership with Dior, guests donned an array of the fashion house’s eye-catching pieces, honoring the success of the V&A’s sold-out Christian [...]

2019-07-26T15:29:56+00:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|

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|

V&A Dundee now open

V&A Dundee opened to the public on September 15, 2018. A new international center of design, proudly supported by the AFV&A, V&A Dundee showcases the brilliance of Scottish creativity and the best of design from around the world. It is the first dedicated [...]

2018-11-27T13:15:45+00:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|