Victoria & Albert Museum

Art's Most Popular: here are 2018's most visited shows and museums

Fashion continues upward trend in the US, shooting to the top of The Art Newspaper's chart, while the British Museum slips from the top spot in the UK

Sold out: Dior on track to become V&A’s most successful show ever

“Many people are buying membership just so they can get in,” ticket attendant says

Monty Python snub 'pretentious' Victoria and Albert Museum

Comedy troupe was planning a show at the institution but clashed over the title

Reportage storms the citadel: documentary photography joins the canon of British art

A Don McCullin exhibition at Tate Britain symbolises the shift in photography's significance in British museums

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the dazzling dresses of Dior at the V&A to the grim reality of how architecture can affect your health at the Wellcome Collection

Princess Margaret’s delicate Dior dress conserved for Victoria and Albert Museum show

Stains on the lavishly decorated gown—made for royal's 21st birthday—show that it had gone to some good parties

Museums must confront the big issues

In an era of deepening nationalism museums' ability to tell stories of hybridity and cosmopolitanism is vital

TRISTRAM HUNT

Restitution Report: museum directors respond

The French academics Bénédicte Savoy and Felwine Sarr urge President Macron to return African artefacts. But does the report go too far, or not far enough?

TRISTRAM HUNT, HARTMUT DORGERLOH and NICHOLAS THOMAS

V&A opens up towering replica of Trajan's column in revamped Cast Courts

New-look galleries invite visitors to explore inside Victorian plaster cast of Roman monument

The public deserves to see restorations laid bare

London's National Gallery and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are both documenting repairs of major works—plus a personal conservation confession

Tristram Hunt unveils plans for V&A East—the Victoria & Albert Museum's satellite London location

Museum will receive the buildings in former Olympic park for free, director says

V&A's new photography centre brings history of the medium into view

Controversial transfer of Royal Photographic Society collection from Bradford has led to a growing "culture of research" at the museum

Victoria and Albert Museum now a 'multi-site' institution

Opening of outpost in Dundee this week is latest in series of out-of-London projects

The portrait miniatures conservator who sees the bigger picture

We spoke to the V&A's Alan Derbyshire about Nicholas Hilliard's trick for painting the perfect ruby and why collector's need to look at their miniatures often

Dundee’s designs on culture bring V&A to Scotland

The publicly funded £80m institution is the first design museum to open north of the border

How video games grew up and became a major cultural force

Victoria and Albert Museum show promises an in-depth exploration of gaming design and culture

Victoria and Albert Museum brings Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks to life online

New technology allows novices and scholars to zoom in on the artist’s sketches and notes

Three to see: London

Michael Jackson is a thrilling muse at the National Portrait Gallery, while ancient Egypt is given a modern twist at the British Museum

Three to see: London

From Christo’s huge floating sculpture in Hyde Park to the intimacy of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Step into Frida Kahlo’s ‘secret’ wardrobe

Frida Kahlo's Making Her Self Up opens at Victoria and Albert Museum

UK permits Nazi-looted Meissen figure to leave for Japan despite spoliation claim

There appear to be no winners in what the Arts Council refers to as an “extremely unusual” case

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Podcast episode 34: Venice Architecture Biennale, and the Brutalist social housing debate

Edwin Heathcote of the Financial Times reviews the Biennale, and Christopher Turner on his controversial exhibition focusing on Alison and Peter Smithson’s Robin Hood Gardens housing estate.

Hosted by Ben Luke. , produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack
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Displaying the ruins of demolished social housing at the Venice Architecture Biennale is not ‘art-washing’

The V&A acquired a fragment of London's Robin Hood Gardens before it was demolished

Russian billionaire’s Peri Foundation will keep paying for culture after arrest

It is business as usual, says the organisation’s director, as its founder, Ziyavudin Magomedov, remains in custody awaiting trial on racketeering charges

Three to see: London

From a glimpse of the future at the V&A to a Charles II blast from the past at the Queen's Gallery

Will the British Museum lend Nigeria the Benin bronzes?

Planned museum in Benin City offers safe environment for Western collections, the country says