new exhibitions
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

Cromwell Rd, SW7 2RL
020 7942 2000

www.vam.ac.uk
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Daily 10-5.45 & Fri 10am-10pm

undergroundSouth Kensington / Bus C1,14,74,414

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BALENCIAGA : SHAPING FASHION
May 27, 2017 - Feb 18, 2018
The first ever UK exhibition exploring the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga and his continuing influence on modern fashion. It will be the first of its kind to look at his unique approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. The exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first fashion house in San Sebastian and the 80th anniversary of the opening of his famous fashion house in Paris.

OPERA : PASSION, POWER AND POLITICS
Sep 30, 2017 - Feb 25, 2018 FINAL WEEK
Together the V&A and the Royal Opera House present a landmark exhibition exploring a vivid story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day.
 
Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven European cities, this immersive exhibition takes you on a journey through nearly 400 years, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the 20th and 21st centuries.

WINNIE-THE-POOH : EXPLORING A CLASSIC
Oct 9, 2017 - Apr 8, 2018
This multi-sensory and playful exhibition explores the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the most adored fictional characters of all time.
Experience the timeless and universal appeal of this much-loved bear and discover the story behind the creative partnership of A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard, brought to life through sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion.

OCEAN LINERS : SPEED & STYLE
Feb 3 - Jun 17, 2018
Explore the romantic and remarkable age of ocean travel and discover how ocean liners helped shape the modern world.
Experience a unique journey through the design stories of the world's greatest ocean liners, including the Titanic, Normandie, the Queen Mary and the Canberra, and discover how these impressive vessels still loom large in our cultural imagination.

Click to enlargeFASHIONED FROM NATURE
from 21 April
The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day

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