Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum - June at the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum
June at the V&A 
Shaping Fashion
On until Sunday 18 February 2018
Sponsored by American Express

Explore the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion. This exhibition is the first of its kind to look at his unique approach to making and it showcases pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today.


Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
13 May - 1 October 2017
Presented by the V&A, Pink Floyd and Iconic Entertainment Studios
Sound Experience by Sennheiser

This is the first international retrospective of one of the world's most pioneering and influential bands.

Due to popular demand, advance booking is strongly advised.
Seeing Sculpture: Gemma Levine and Henry Moore
Friday 2 June, 19.00 – 20.00

Photographer Gemma Levine is celebrated for work in British portraiture and her significant collaboration with sculptor Henry Moore. Sitters for her portraits have ranged from Princess Diana and Tony Blair to David Hockney and Anthony Caro.

Join Gemma Levine and Curator Ann Harezlak in conversation as they discuss Levine’s career and the special relationship between photography and sculpture.

Secession! Jugendstil in the North
Saturday 3 June - Sunday 4 June
On the cusp of the 20th-century, contemporary artists, designers and architects wished to foster a new beginning, a ‘spring’ in the creative arts. To do this they had to break with tradition or ‘secede’ from conservative art institutions. Join a passionate group, guided by expert tutors, drawing inspiration and insight from V&A collections.
Daniel Lismore: Be Yourself
Friday 9 June, 19.00 – 20.00

Daniel Lismore is known for elaborate and extravagant ensembles in a unique expression of eccentric, creative energy.  To celebrate the publication of his first book, Daniel Lismore will be in conversation with eminent fashion editor Hilary Alexander to discuss his own wildly imaginative sense of style and the subject of personal identity today.
Seen But Not Heard
(Museum of Childhood)
10 June – 19 November 2018

The experience of transition from primary to secondary education is given a unique voice, neither sentimental nor judgmental, in this display of intimate photographic portraits and testimonies of the children who are often Seen But Not Heard by Rachel Molina.
Creating the Contemporary: Working with Contemporary Artists and Designers in Museums
Thursday 8 - Friday 9 June

This two-day course is a unique opportunity to harness the V&A's extensive expertise, exploring different ways of working with contemporary artists and designers, enabling participants to explore the unique potential of their own institutions.