Friday 31 March 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum - April at the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum
April at the V&A 
Coming Soon
The Pink Floyd Exhibition:
Their Mortal Remains
13 May – 1 October 2017
Presented by the V&A, Pink Floyd and Iconic Entertainment Studios
Sound Experience by Sennheiser

Just over one month to go until The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains opens! This is the first international retrospective of one of the world's most influential bands and will include instruments, original designs, hand-written lyrics and much more. 

Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
Closes 2 April 2017
Supported by the Friends of the V&A

Don’t miss your very last chance to see #LockwoodKipling this weekend!  Revealing the untold story of this Arts and Crafts pioneer and father to the renowned Rudyard Kipling, the exhibition traces his life, work and dedication to the preservation of the traditional crafts across India and Pakistan.

Free Admission 
Prix Pictet
6 – 28 May 2017
Discover Prix Pictet, the world’s leading prize for photography. This year's theme for the award is 'Space' in relation to issues of sustainability and the environment.  
Come and see the work of the twelve shortlisted photographers exhibited in the V&A’s Porter Gallery.
Free Admission

Great Dixter: History, House, and Garden
Tuesday 11 April, 19.00  20.45     
To celebrate the publication of his book, join Great Dixter vegetable gardener and cook, Aaron Bertelsen, for an exploration of the historic house and garden from 1450 to the present day.

Includes wine reception
Post War Textiles and Wallpapers
Saturday 8 April, 14.00 – 17.00

Explore textiles and wallpapers from the Festival of Britain to today and learn about British creativity and innovation.
Family Art Fun:
Easter Holiday
Saturday 8 – Monday 17 April
10.30 – 17.00

Celebrate the season across the Museum with creative activities for the whole family. Make your own piece of paper art, enjoy an interactive and playful pop-up performance, create a postcard souvenir or transport yourself into paintings of nature with green screen photography.

V&A Performance Festival
Friday 21 – Sunday 30 April 

Join us for our annual festival celebrating theatre and performance in all their forms. Take part in special study days, pop-up performances and free film screenings exploring the relationship between European and British performance. 
Stand Up at the V&A: Carry on Curating
Friday 21 April, 19.00  20.45

Celebrate the Museum’s recent acquisition of the Tommy Cooper Collection by joining us for a unique evening of comedy, as a special line up of comedians bring their own unique brands of humour to the V&A. Performers include John Lloyd, Harriet Braine, Nish Kumar and more to be announced.

Part of the V&A Performance Festival
Tom Dyckhoff and the Age of Spectacle
Monday 24 April, 19.00 – 20.45
Renowned architectural critic Tom Dyckhoff will be in conversation with V&A Director Tristram Hunt as he traces the story of urban life from joyless mass housing developments, empty designer homes and soulless shopping centres to brash corporate architecture.

Includes wine reception
Rachel Whiteread
Place (Village)
Rachel Whiteread’s celebrated artwork Place (Village) is now on permanent display. This sculptural work features a ‘community’ of around 150 dolls’ houses which were collected by Whiteread over 20 years.
Become a Member and see all V&A Exhibitions First
This spring Members will enjoy exclusive previews of both The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains and Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion. They’ll also enjoy unlimited free entry to all exhibitions, the V&A Magazine, Members’ events programme and the Members’ Room.

Becoming Henry Moore at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire
14 April – 22 October 2017

Discover how Henry Moore developed from a promising schoolboy into Britain’s foremost modern sculptor. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to see his early works alongside the artists who inspired him.

The exhibition is held at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Hertfordshire