Sunday 5 February 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum - February at the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum
February at the V&A
Closes Sunday 5 February 2017

Don’t miss your last chance to see Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, with extended opening hours this weekend: last entry at 18.30 on Saturday and 17.15 on Sunday.

Plus, join us on Saturday or Sunday at 14.30 to see the Imperial College Chamber Choir perform in celebration of this outstanding exhibition. 
Free, no booking required. Find out more


Support generously provided by the Ruddock Foundation for the Arts
Supported by Hand & Lock

You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970
Closes 26 February 2017
In partnership with Levi's®
Sound experience by Sennheiser

The show that’s rocked the world is about to close. Don’t miss your chance to take a trip back to the 1960s. Due to popular demand, #RecordsandRebels is open late this Saturday (last entry 18.30) and Sunday (last entry 17.15).

With additional support from Grow Annenberg Foundation, Fenwick and Sassoon
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Until 2 April 2017
Supported by the Friends of the V&A

See the first exhibition to explore the life and work of #LockwoodKipling, artist, writer, teacher and passionate campaigner for the preservation of traditional Indian crafts. Now open to critical acclaim.  

Free admission
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Until 12 March 2017
Sponsored by Agent Provocateur and Revlon

Discover the fascinating and sometimes controversial story of underwear design from the 18th century to the present day.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Opens 27 May 2017 

Find out how Balenciaga's unique vision shaped the modernity of 1960s fashion and continues to inspire today.

Gavin Turk in Conversation
Monday 6 February, 19.00 – 20.45

Join artist Gavin Turk in conversation with novelist and poet Ben Okri for a discussion of his work and philosophy. 

Includes wine reception
Revolution 600: Imaginary Futures and Revolutionary Pasts
Friday 17 February, 17.00 – 21.45

Step back 600 years and recreate your own imaginary Haitian revolution, civil rights, race relations and Black Lives Matter trajectories.
The Many Careers of John Lockwood Kipling
Saturday 25 February, 14.00 – 17.15

This Study Day will explore some of the many careers of John Lockwood Kipling. Trace his contributions, as an artist, writer, museum director, teacher and conservationist. 
Searching for Ghosts
Opens 11 February 2017
Photographer Tom Hunter brings an inter-generational journey to life. Hauntingly intimate portraits offer a glimpse into the lived experience of several generations of east Londoners. 
Give Gift Membership this Valentine's Day 
Show your love with the gift of free entry to all our exhibitions over the next 12 months, plus Previews, the V&A Magazine, use of the Members' Room and more. Buy online, in the Museum or call 020 7942 2271.

Please purchase your gift by 8 February.
Women's Hour Craft Prize
Applications close 13 February 2017

As part of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Woman’s Hour, the BBC is launching The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017, in association with the Crafts Council and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Give a little love...
For original and design-led Valentine’s Day gifts look no further than the V&A Shop.