News: V&A announces The Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project

Today, the V&A announces The Parasol Foundation Women in Photography Project, a major new curatorial programme to support women in photography. The Project, funded by Ms. Ruth Monicka Parasol and the Parasol Foundation Trust, encompasses a new curatorial post alongside acquisitions, research, education and public displays, aiming to foreground and sustain women’s practice in contemporary... Continue Reading →

News: Fabergé Eggs to go on show in UK for the first time for major exhibition on the goldsmith in London

Opening this November, the V&A announces Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution, the first major exhibition devoted to the international prominence of the legendary Russian goldsmith and the importance of his little-known London branch. With a focus on Fabergé’s Edwardian high society clientele, the exhibition will shine a light on his triumphs in Britain as... Continue Reading →

News: V&A announces Katerina Jebb/Elizabeth Parker to celebrate International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the V&A today announces Katerina Jebb/Elizabeth Parker, a new display showcasing a single large-scale photomontage by Katerina Jebb. Jebb’s artwork spotlights a rare 19th century embroidery sampler from the V&A collection, which narrates the incredible hardships of its young female creator, Elizabeth Parker, who was born in 1813. This... Continue Reading →

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 →

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