News: V&A announces landmark exhibition Africa Fashion with public call-out for garments

Today the V&A reveals plans to stage a major exhibition celebrating the irresistible creativity, ingenuity and unstoppable global impact of contemporary African fashions. Opening June 2022, the exhibition will celebrate the vitality and innovation of this vibrant scene, as dynamic and varied as the African continent itself. Over 250 objects, drawn from the personal archives... Continue Reading →

News: Bags: Inside Out opening at the V&A this Saturday

On Saturday, the V&A will open Bags: Inside Out, the UK’s most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the ultimate accessory. From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, the exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag. Featuring innovative designs from Mulberry to Karl Lagerfeld, bags carried by Jane Birkin to Sarah Jessica... Continue Reading →

News: Loyle Carner, Ade Adepitan and Roma Agrawal join forces with V&A to find Britain’s future innovators

Loyle Carner, BRIT Award and Mercury Prize nominated rapper, Ade Adepitan MBE, TV Presenter and Paralympic Medalist, and Roma Agrawal MBE, Structural Engineer, whose projects include London’s iconic Shard building, are today announced as judges of V&A Innovate’s National Schools Challenge. V&A Innovate – the museum’s flagship learning programme for 11-14-year-olds – sets young people... Continue Reading →

News: V&A and HTC VIVE Arts announce innovative virtual reality event to celebrate Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Through an innovative new partnership, the V&A and HTC VIVE Arts invite audiences from around the world on a mind-bending trip into the wonderful world of Wonderland. Coinciding with the release of tickets on sale for the museum’s eagerly anticipated exhibition Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser – opening 27 March 2021 – an immersive virtual reality... Continue Reading →

News: First-ever Birkin bag and Mulberry handbags owned by Kate Moss and Alexa Chung to feature in V&A exhibition Bags: Inside Out

The first-ever made Hermès Birkin bag owned by Jane Birkin and Mulberry handbags worn by Kate Moss and Alexa Chung will join almost 300 standout pieces as part of the V&A’s next major fashion exhibition Bags: Inside Out, opening 21 November. Tickets for the exhibition are now on sale, with the museum also increasing opening hours to... Continue Reading →

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