Inspiring Body, Mind and Spirit

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It’s been over two months since I wrote my last blog post and once again our museums are closed, but we look forward to re-opening and a life beyond lockdown.…

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Collecting Marine Mammals

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Our natural sciences collection includes an internationally significant collection of marine mammals. In this post, Curatorial Preparator Georg Hantke explores how that collection continues to grow and how it informs…

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In conversation with Ranti Bam

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Ranti Bam is a British-Nigerian artist whose work in ceramics made a big impression on the V&A East team last year when we came across several of her sculptural vessels…

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Africa Fashion: Aso-Ebi

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Earlier in the year we announced our plans to stage Africa Fashion. Opening June 2022, the exhibition will celebrate the irresistible vitality, innovation and dynamism of the contemporary African fashion…

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How things are made: Knitting

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In the Design Gallery at the new Museum of Childhood there will be a display exploring how things are made. You’ll discover a host of different making techniques, from hand-made…

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