We are dedicated to supporting the work of the V&A
Established in 1984, the V&A Americas Foundation is an independent charity that supports the work of the V&A, the world’s leading museum of art and design, in the United Kingdom.
We help to fund the museum’s world-class exhibitions, acquisitions, conservation, ground-breaking research and capital projects. We work to strengthen the international presence of the V&A and build awareness and visibility of its collections in the US through an engaging programme of events.
Support from the V&AAF has enabled the V&A to mount exhibitions, acquire new works and share the collection internationally.
The OSPAAAL posters in particular reveal the idealistic spirit at the core of the Cuban Revolution, intent on eradicating imperialism globally.
This is a screen printed poster depicting a stylised monkey, with orange hair and a blue face and hands, against a black background.
The first Earth Day was held on 22 April 1970 with the aim of raising awareness of environmental issues.
This poster advertises a 6-day long concert series held at the end of 1967 in San Francisco by legendary rock promoter Bill Graham.
This photograph of model Christine Keeler posed naked astride a modern plywood chair is an iconic image of the 1960s.
René Lalique was Art Nouveau’s most important jeweller. He developed a new stylistic language based on sinuous interpretations of natural forms, and championed non-precious materials…