Exploring 5,000 years of art, design and culture, Epic Iran will shine a light on one of the greatest historic civilisations, its journey into the 21st century and its monumental artistic achievements, which remain unknown to many. Free to Members of the AFV&A [...]
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 157 years, this immersive and theatrical show charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.
From rucksacks to despatch boxes, Birkin bags to Louis Vuitton luggage, Bags: Inside Out explores the style, function, design and craftsmanship of the ultimate accessory.
The ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk will counter this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion.
Over its short 130-year history, the car has become one of the most loved, contested and influential innovations in the world. It has revolutionized manufacturing, transformed how we move, forever changing our cities, environment and economies.
The AFV&A are delighted to support Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, the first international design retrospective of the motor car. Over the course of a 130-year history, cars have become one of the most loved, contested and influential innovations in the world. [...]
Experience the extraordinary creative process of one of the world's most inventive photographers through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations – including ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A's collections.
From gastronomic experiments to urban farming, this exhibition brings together the politics and pleasure of food to ask how the collective choices we make can lead to a more sustainable, just and delicious food future.
The V&A is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert with a season of programming and activities. Crowning the V&A’s celebrations is Queen Victoria’s iconic sapphire and diamond coronet as the cenerpiece of the recently-refurbished William and [...]
From miniskirts and hot pants to vibrant tights and makeup, discover how Mary Quant launched a fashion revolution on the British high street, with over 200 garments and accessories, including unseen pieces from the designer's personal archive.