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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, a family of museums that celebrate the power of creativity, in the United Kingdom.

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We help to fund the V&A’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.

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Support from the V&AAF has enabled the V&A to mount exhibitions, acquire new works and share the collection internationally.


MOZAMBIQUE by Olivio Martínez for OSPAAAL, 1970

The OSPAAAL posters in particular reveal the idealistic spirit at the core of the Cuban Revolution, intent on eradicating imperialism globally.


Man needs rain forests too by Tom Eckersley for WWF, 1982

This is a screen printed poster depicting a stylised monkey, with orange hair and a blue face and hands, against a black background.


Earth Day issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, 1970

The first Earth Day was held on 22 April 1970 with the aim of raising awareness of environmental issues.


6 Days of Sound by Bonnie MacLean, 1967

This poster advertises a 6-day long concert series held at the end of 1967 in San Francisco by legendary rock promoter Bill Graham.


Photograph by Lewis Morley, 1963

This photograph of model Christine Keeler posed naked astride a modern plywood chair is an iconic image of the 1960s.


Brooch designed by René Lalique for Tiffany & Co., c. 1895

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…


We host events throughout the year in New York, Palm Beach and London.

Our board of trustees

Tiffany Dubin
Deborah Farrington
Jamee Gregory
Audrey Gruss
Ros L’Esperance
Monica Mandelli (Chair)
Vatsa Narasimha
Mandakini Puri
Thomas Quick
Leslie Schreyer
Chris Thom
Dr Susan Weber
Lynne Wheat

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