Julius Bryant has researched a new history of the V&A’s collections that reveals the personal contribution of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. His talk, along with an accompanying book Creating the V&A, will explore how the young royal couple played key roles as public supporters and as large-scale lenders, before the museum grew its own collections.
Spanning three hundred years, Jewelry for America explores the evolution of jewelry in the USA, from the early eighteenth century to the present day.
On March 11, AFV&A members enjoyed an after-hours tour of Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture at The Frick Collection, led by Associate Curator, Dr. Aimee Ng. Giovanni Battista Moroni was an essential figure in the northern Italian tradition of naturalistic painting that [...]
On February 6, members of the AFV&A attended the Private View of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at the Brooklyn Museum, New York. The group enjoyed the opening reception in the main lobby of the museum and viewed the exhibition. Based on [...]
Based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter.
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, based on the V&A's record-breaking exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, opens at Brooklyn Museum, New York, on February 8, through May 12, 2019. It will be the largest US exhibition in ten years devoted to [...]
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 [...]
AFV&A tour Power and Grace: Drawings by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jordaens at the Morgan Library & Museum
On Wednesday, April 4th, AFV&A members experienced an after-hours tour of Power and Grace: Drawings by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jordaens at the Morgan Library & Museum. The tour was led by John Marciari, the Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings [...]
David Bowie Is opened at the Brooklyn Museum on March 2 and runs through July 15, 2018. This is the final destination for the V&A’s ground-breaking exhibition that has toured globally for the past five years.