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London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the ninth time in 2017, when the festival celebrates its 15th year. This year British designer Ross Lovegrove has created Transmission, a spectacular 25-metre-long three dimensional tapestry inspired by the Devonshire Hunting Tapestries on display at 2017-09-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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DATES  16th to 24th September 2017
London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the ninth time in 2017, when the festival celebrates its 15t... More about this event
 
Building The Royal Albert HallBuilding The Royal Albert HallThis display, supported by the Royal Albert Hall, explores the fascinating story of the Hall's design through a variety of historic models, photographs and casts, including a magnificent model of an early proposal for the hall presented to Queen Victoria in 1865.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Building The Royal Albert Hall
 
Designing The V&ADesigning The V&AThis display explores the history of the V&A's buildings, from the 1850s to the present day. It highlights the architects, artists, designers and engineers who created the Museum, and shows how innovative building techniques and rich decoration contributed to its educational mission.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Designing The V&A
 
Door To Design: Year 1Door To Design: Year 1View work created by pupils from three local primary schools inspired by the new Sackler Courtyard. Supported by John Lyon's Charity and the Heritage Lottery Fund.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Door To Design: Year 1
 
EvocationsEvocationsDisplayed in light-filled vestibules next to the Glass And Ceramics Galleries will be two sculptural works by Czech glassmaker Petr Stanicky.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Evocations
 
Fashioning SpaceFashioning SpaceThis installation by Intoart brings together garments, textile hangings and furniture designed by artists including Ntiense Eno Amooquaye, Mawuena Kattah and Clifton Wright, in collaboration with designers Holly Fulton2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Fashioning Space
 
Flynn Talbot: Reflection RoomFlynn Talbot: Reflection RoomAn immersive coloured light experience that will be the first London Design Festival installation to be housed in the Prince Consort Gallery.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Flynn Talbot: Reflection Room
 
Garden Ware: What Is A Good Pot'Garden Ware: What Is A Good Pot'Acclaimed conceptual artist Bruce McLean debuts a new body of work in collaboration with Stoke on Trent ceramics brand 1882 Ltd.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Garden Ware: What Is A Good Pot'
 
Julian Melchiorri: Exhale: Bionic ChandelierJulian Melchiorri: Exhale: Bionic ChandelierMelchiorri, an innovation design engineer and entrepreneur and CEO of Arborea, has2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Julian Melchiorri: Exhale: Bionic Chandelier
 
MetropolisMetropolisA multi-object work of over 1000 handmade clay sculptures embedded in the iconic dense display cases of the Ceramic Galleries. The work charts the material culture of our urban environment, reflecting the complexity of the man-made world and human production.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Metropolis
 
Plywood: Ice-Skating SheltersPlywood: Ice-Skating SheltersA cluster of ice-skating shelters designed by Canadian practice Patkau Architects have been made by bending exible plywood sheets and attaching them to a timber frame.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Plywood: Ice-Skating Shelters
 
Rachel KneeboneRachel KneeboneFour porcelain sculptures by the contemporary British artist displayed amongst masterpieces of the V&A's sculpture collection, highlighting the sculptors' shared interest in capturing highly emotive states.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Rachel Kneebone
 
Ross Lovegrove: TransmissionRoss Lovegrove: TransmissionTransmission is a 21.3 meters long fluid sculpture of folded material. Presented by Alcantara, Ross Lovegrove's installation is an intuitive and evocative response towards the immersive physical atmosphere of the V&A's tapestry room.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ross Lovegrove: Transmission
 
Silvia Weidenbach: Have Your Cake And Eat It TooSilvia Weidenbach: Have Your Cake And Eat It TooFeast your eyes on the delectable delights of Weidenbach's jewellery, shown amongst a buffet of delicious works from the Gilbert Collection.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Silvia Weidenbach: Have Your Cake And Eat It Too
 
Slave/MasterSlave/MasterSlave/Master combines contemporary dance, cutting-edge robotics and interactive projection graphics in a collaborative performance, with the audience able to roam freely around the installation space, viewing it from all angles.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Slave/Master
 
The Story Of Two ChairsThe Story Of Two ChairsLondon-based architects Amanda Levete and Carmody Groarke have recently designed new chairs for the V&A; Levete for the courtyard cafe and Carmody Groarke for the new Members' Room.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Story Of Two Chairs
 
While We WaitWhile We WaitA meditative installation by Bethlehem-based architects Elias and Yousef Anastas about the cultural claim over nature in Palestine.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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While We Wait
 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern WorldPlywood: Material Of The Modern WorldPlywood: Material Of The Modern WorldFrom hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the rules of what's possible with wood. Striking examples include a 1917 moulded canoe, a 1960s British racing car and some of the first ever surf and skate boards. Showing celebrated pieces by modernist designers such as 2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th July to 12th November 2017
From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the rules of what's possible wi... More about this event
 
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThe Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThe Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThey've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, this spring, these memorable Pink Floyd moments are brought together in one blockbuster exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Album covers and stage sets, performances, instruments, handwritten lyrics and psychedelic prin2017-09-22T00:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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PRICING  £20-£24
DATES  13th May to 1st October 2017
They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, this spring, these memorable Pink Floy... More about this event
 
Pink Floyd: Their Mortal RemainsPink Floyd: Their Mortal RemainsAn audio-visual journey through the band's music, design and staging, featuring over 350 artefacts spanning five decades.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
 
The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio SocietyThe Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio SocietyThe Folio Society is Britain's foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, as well as original artwork and ephemera from the publisher's archive.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio Society
 
Woman's Hour Craft PrizeWoman's Hour Craft PrizeTwelve shortlisted finalists display their craft works, including Laura Ellen Bacon, Celia Pym, Lin Chueng, Emma Woffenden, Peter Marigold, Neil Brownsword, Andrea Walsh and more.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002018-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Woman's Hour Craft Prize
 
Balenciaga: Shaping FashionBalenciaga: Shaping FashionBalenciaga: Shaping FashionHe shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him "the master of us all". Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the king of haute couture in the 1950s and 1960s, is the subject of a V & A exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house in San Sebasti2017-09-22T00:00:00+01002018-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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DATES  27th May 2017 to 18th February 2018
He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him "the master of us all". Spanish designer Crist... More about this event
 
Contemporary Korean CeramicsContemporary Korean CeramicsThis display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean studio ceramic practice. Some are inspired by historical ceramics, new technologies or alternative materials, others use ceramics as a medium to engage with contemporary issues.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002018-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Contemporary Korean Ceramics
 
Rachel KneeboneRachel KneeboneThe sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as three porcelain works presented in dialogue with Rodin's bronzes in Gallery 21.2017-09-22T10:00:00+01002018-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Rachel Kneebone
 
National Opera StudioNational Opera StudioGraduates perform their own specially-curated programmes illuminating significant operatic stages.2017-09-28T13:00:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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National Opera Studio
 
Dr Tristram Hunt, V&a Director, Gives The 2017 Ruskin Foundation London LectureDr Tristram Hunt, V&a Director, Gives The 2017 Ruskin Foundation London LectureLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-09-28T18:30:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Dr Tristram Hunt, V&a Director, Gives The 2017 Ruskin Foundation London Lecture
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Engineering The WorldLunchtime Lecture: Engineering The WorldTalk by curators Maria Nicanor and Zofia Trafas White.2017-09-28T13:00:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: Engineering The World
 
Opera: Passion, Power and PoliticsOpera: Passion, Power and PoliticsOpera: Passion, Power and PoliticsThe V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven European cities, the exhibition explores the story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the2017-09-30T00:00:00+01002018-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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DATES  30th September 2017 to 25th February 2018
The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. Told through the lens of seven premieres... More about this event
 
Pop-Up Opera: Hansel And GretelPop-Up Opera: Hansel And GretelPolly Leech is Hansel and Sofia Larsson is Gretel in Humperdinck's take on the Brothers Grimm tale.2017-11-18T14:00:00+00002017-11-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Pop-Up Opera: Hansel And Gretel
 
 
 

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