Tuesday 24 October 2017

The Victoria and Albert Museum - Evenings at the V&A - New Events Available

Victoria and Albert Museum
Evenings at the V&A
Kepler's Trial
Thursday 9 November, 18.30 - 22.00

Enjoy a special musical evening of innovative, multi-media opera from award-winning composer Tim Watts, preceded by a thought-provoking discussion of the work and its development, led by Dame Marina Warner.

£25 (including wine reception)
Designers Guild and Livingetc: Paint Box
Friday 1 December, 19.00 - 20.00

Join Designers Guild founder Tricia Guild in discussion with Livingetc's  Suzanne Imre for an inspirational evening exploring colour, texture, and patterns.

Simon Curtis
Wednesday 13 December, 19.00 - 20.45

Join the director of new movie Goodbye Christopher Robin for a look at this latest work and the challenges of bringing historical figures to life on screen.

(includes wine reception) 
Stephen Bayley: Taste
Monday 15 January, 19.00 - 20.45

What is 'taste' and who has it? Join Nicky Haslam and Stephen Bayley for a lively discussion of taste: good, bad, and everything in between.

(includes wine reception)
Meditation in the Museum
Every Tuesday from 14 November 2017 - 12 December 2017

In the stillness of the museum after-hours, improve your ability to cope with stress by practicing different mindfulness techniques. Each session will be led by experts, guiding you to build upon the progress you make each week.
Jake Chapman in Conversation
Monday 30 October, 19.00 - 20.45

Join the Young British Artist for a lively discussion as he traces his career over the last twenty-five years.

(includes wine reception)
Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism

Wednesday 1 November, 19.00 - 20.45

Join Harvard professor and historian of the British Empire, Maya Jasanoff and V&A Director Tristram Hunt for a discussion about Jasanoff's ground-breaking new book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, and how Conrad's work resonates today.

(includes wine reception)
Sunnylands: Public Lives, Private Spaces
Monday 6 November, 19.00 - 20.45

Join renowned designer Michael Smith, whose projects include the Obama White House, in discussion with Janice Lyles, author of Sunnylands: America's Midcentury Masterpiece for an inside  look at how public figures design their private homes. A signature example is Sunnylands, the famed California desert estate.

(includes wine reception)
Highland Retreats with Mary Miers
Monday November 13, 19.00 - 20.45

Discover Scotland's most remote and surprising houses in this talk to celebrate Mary Miers' new book, Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland’s Romantic North.

(includes wine reception)