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Moscow lends Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs for V&A exhibition
Display to include eggs commissioned by Russian tsars and Fabergé pieces owned by the Queen

Mark Brown, Arts correspondent

30, Mar, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Visits to world's top 100 museums and galleries fall 77% due to Covid
Institutions across globe could take years to recover from disastrous 2020, suggests survey

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'We thought we'd be back in weeks': behind the scenes at the locked down V&A
What does a museum do when forced to close for months? At the V&A, they’ve cleaned, repaired, renovated, bubblewrapped – and kept burglars at bay. Our writer takes a tour

Andrew Dickson

25, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Meet Gus Casely-Hayford, the man on a mission to drag museums into the 21st century
The director of the forthcoming V&A East in London wants to transform the visitor experience with digital technology, to address colonialism – and to bring in young people

Kadish Morris

21, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Diana Graves obituary
Other lives: Head of metals conservation at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Stephen Bates

14, Mar, 2021 @2:04 PM

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The law is failing abused women | Observer letters
Women have been left unprotected because courts cannot attach powers of arrest to non-molestation orders

14, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Guardians of UK's literary jewels at risk in V&A plan to cut key library staff
Two-thirds of librarians will lose their jobs in restructuring at London museum under new proposals

Dalya Alberge

07, Mar, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Dark side of wonderland: ahead of V&A show, book explores Alice’s occult link
As museum prepares to celebrate Lewis Carroll’s heroine, ties to mysticism and magical societies have come to light in a new work, Through a Looking Glass Darkly

Vanessa Thorpe

28, Feb, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Vast staff cuts imminent at V&A, insiders say
Curators and conservators said to be in line of fire, ‘hollowing out the expertise of the museum’

Dalya Alberge

25, Feb, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Bags: Inside Out review – totes fabulous
This sumptuous new show proves that a handbag is much more than a place to put a phone, lippy and Polo mints

Rachel Cooke

13, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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A trip to the fading glories of Scarborough is but a fond, pre-Covid memory | Rachel Cooke
Historic England is doing us a wonderful service in saving such beautiful, sad splendours for the nation

Rachel Cooke

13, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The handbag proves fashion's great survivor
The popularity of the V&A’s new exhibition and the resilience of bag sales, proves our love of It bags is here to stay

Jess Cartner-Morley

09, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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