Cleaner's cupboard becomes a walk-in camera obscura: hidden backrooms of London's V&A transformed into new photography centre
Seven dedicated galleries will now exhibit the full range and depth of the museum world’s oldest photography collection
Historic Beirut house damaged in city's devastating port explosion is reconstructed at Victoria & Albert Museum in London
The work charts an architect’s personal crusade to restore one of the finest remaining examples of Ottoman-Venetian homes in Old Beirut.
Cambodia urges UK museums to investigate and return looted treasures allegedly handled by dealer Douglas Latchford
British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum now under scrutiny of Cambodian government
Fit for a king: Exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum examines Fabergé’s London connections
The major show brings together over 200 treasures, while a never-seen-before group of desk ornaments turns up in Brighton
V&A's groundbreaking British design exhibition 75 years on—what can a post-pandemic UK learn from this historic show?
A prioritisation of design and a harnessing of public spirit are vital in the face of challenges posed by Brexit and Covid-19
South Korea's rapid rise to global pop cultural dominance will be explored in new Victoria & Albert Museum exhibition
Hallyu! The Korean Wave takes place in 2022 along with Beatrix Potter celebration and showcase of African fashion
Citing pandemic, V&A and Smithsonian drop plan to co-curate a gallery in London
After cancellation of project for V&A East, the institutions say they still plan to cooperate on an internship programme
From Vermeer to vermin: quarantined curators plan major new mouse-sized museum
A V&A employee creates a to-scale exhibition of masterpieces for his gerbils while in lockdown
Instead of permanent space, Smithsonian will co-curate gallery at V&A East for two years
The Washington institution also announces joint effort with London communities to train young adults
Tefaf awards conservation grants for a Wright interior and a colonial Bolivian painting
V&A and Lacma plan to stabilise and restore works to their original appearance
London Design Festival: meet the designers pushing us to take action on the world's big issues
We take a look at artists tackling environmental and social issues through large-scale, experimental works
Extinction Rebellion designs go on show at Victoria and Albert Museum
Flags, pamphlets and logos by the climate activist organisation were acquired for museum's Rapid Response Collecting gallery
Solange partners with museums to debut extended film version of acclaimed album When I Get Home
Screenings of the performance art film will run at institutions across the US and Europe throughout the summer, closing at The Chinati Foundation in October
Restitution begins at home: an insider's analysis of the issue of restitution
The return of objects is not just an international issue—domestic claims can also offer insights.
BBC and V&A collaborate on decorative arts programme
“Handmade in Britain”
Farewell to forgeries: The V&A’s Fakes Gallery to close
The V&A’s guidebook used to describe the Fakes Gallery as one of its “most diverse, intriguing and entertaining” displays.
News from London: The importance of s**t and sp**k, urine, and sex
Meanwhile, Grayson Perry displays his (disco) balls
News from London: Wyn Evans lights up night sky while Koons goes green in the V&A
The Tate Triennial might be a critical damp squib, but the veteran artist Cerith Wyn Evans made sure the opening went with a bang
Book review: 'English Pottery 1620-1840' is the harvest of a long and fruitful career:
Robin Hildyard’s book on English pottery is a fitting culmination of his distinguished V&A curatorship
Decorative arts exhibitions of 2002
An international survey of the offerings
Are the decorative arts finally sexy? Europe’s first international crafts fair gets under way this month
Collect is to be held at the Victoria and Albert Museum this February
Letters: What are the decorative arts?
A criticism of the phrase
The Victoria and Albert Museum. The great Kensington Kunstkammer
The museum and the Great Exhibition from which it derives are the subject of five new books
Two new books examine ceramics from different points of view
One is a technical and stylistic analysis; the other a cultural critique. Both are well worth a read
Subcontinental splendour at the Victoria & Albert Museum
An exhibition of Sikh treasures casts new light upon the art of an Indian culture better known for its war-like tendencies
Interior architecture: a domestic model for intellectuals
Designers Carl and Karin Larsson were creators of Swedish style, at present much featured in the glossies
Jane Bassett and Peggy Fogelman, Looking at European sculpture: a guide to technical terms
This handy book is a reliable and well presented dictionary of terms used in European sculpture.
Record visitor figures for Tate and V&A
Successful visitor figures for 1994
At last we have a serious decorative arts show: John Channon at the V&A,
The Victoria and Albert Museum may be getting back into its stride as the world's top decorative art museum if the exhibition is anything to go by.
Problems with British Museum acquisitions summed up in new show 'Collecting the Twentieth Century'
An exhibition at the British Museum makes Brian Sewell question whether it should be buying twentieth-century material at all