The V&A Closes: Coronavirus Update
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The V&A is one amongst many arts and culture institutes to close due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The leading arts and design museum stated that ‘the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is our highest priority’.
A message on the V&A website reads:
‘In line with the latest advice from Public Health England, all V&A sites (South Kensington, Museum of Childhood, Blythe House, V&A Dundee) will temporarily close from 18 March.
‘While we are closed, please keep in touch on social media, or here on our blog or go behind-the-scenes in Secrets of the Museum on BBC iPlayer. We will continue to update our website and social media channels with the latest information and advice. We look forward to seeing you again soon.’
Look Forward: What’s On At The V&A?
The V&A has a stellar line-up of upcoming exhibitions to explore, including upcoming showcases dedicated to Alice in Wonderland and the evolution of fashion’s most beloved accessory, the bag. Culture vultures, pop these exciting openings in the diary…
An entire exhibition dedicated to the kimono? We’re officially intrigued. From 17th Century Japanese garments, to original Star Wars costumes and designs from the likes of Yves Saint Laurent and John Galliano, explore the fascinating evolution of the Kimono and its progressional role within the world of haute couture. Until 21 June 2020.
Visit vam.ac.uk for more information
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