Sunday 2 July 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum - July at the V&A - V&A's Exhibition Road Quarter - REVEAL Festival

Victoria and Albert Museum
July at the V&A 
V&A's Exhibition Road Quarter - REVEAL Festival
Until 7 July

We are staging the REVEAL Festival to celebrate the opening of theV&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter, the Museum’s largest architectural intervention in the last 100 years.

Be among the first to see our amazing new spaces designed by Stirling Prize-winning British architect Amanda Levete and her practice AL_A. Visit our major new exhibition space, café and public courtyard.

Enjoy a range of free events from live music and performances to design commissions and family activities.


Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
Until 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.
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Until 18 February 2018
Sponsored by American Express

This is the first ever UK exhibition on the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion.

Over 100 garments and 20 hats reveal Balenciaga’s unique approach to making and uncompromising creativity. His lasting impact is shown through the work of those who trained with him and through garments by more contemporary designers who reflect his vision today.

Ways to see: Illustrating Exhibition Road
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 July,
10.30 – 16.30
Join a two day workshop celebrating the new Exhibition Road Quarter with illustrator Alice Stevenson.

Learn how to use playful communication and drawing to develop stories and narratives.

Summer School: Balenciaga Brooch
Thursday 20 & Friday 21 July,
10.30 – 16.30

Inspired by Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, this practical workshop gives students an introduction to metalwork, embroidery, stumpwork and beading, embroidery techniques used in fashion and particularly in haute-couture.

Family Art Fun
Digital Kids: Imagine, Build and Reveal
Saturday, 1 – Sunday, 2 July 2017
10.30 – 17.00

Imagine the Museum in Minecraft, build and design your additions to the V&A building collaborating with other visitors in the Digital Studio.

Summer School: Wood Engraving Workshop
Saturday 22 July – Sunday 23 July
10.30 – 17.00

Learn a new skill this summer by trying your hand at wood engraving. Spend the weekend creating your own designs and make prints, led by an expert illustrator and engraver. All materials provided, suitable for beginners.
Yoga and Coffee Morning
Saturday 15 July
08.45 – 11.00

Join our summer series of hour long yoga sessions in the John Madejski Garden and unwind in the tranquillity of the museum before doors open to the public. Suitable for all levels of experience.
V&A Museum of Childhood’s Summer Festival
Sunday 23 July
11.30 – 16.30

The Museum's annual Summer Festival returns this year with a colourful mix of live music, crafts and entertainment right on your doorstep.
Become a Member and see all V&A exhibitions free
With two exhibitions currently open plus more opening later this year, now is a great time to join the V&A.

You’ll also enjoy:
* Unlimited entry to exhibitions
* The V&A Magazine
* Members' Events programme
* The Members' Room
* e-newsletter with updates & offers

Membership starts at £64, with concessions for those under-26 year or over 60, plus the option to add a guest or an extra card.

Join online, in the Museum or call
020 7942 2271
Plywood: Material of the Modern World
Opening Saturday 15 July
Sponsored by MADE.COM
Featuring groundbreaking pieces by Alvar Aalto, Marcel Breuer and Charles and Ray Eames, alongside an incredible range of objects from planes to skateboards, this exhibition tells the story of how this often-overlooked material made the modern world.

Supported by the American Friends of the V&A