Lecture on Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929
In December 2010 the V&AAF hosted a lecture on Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929.
The lecture was given by Jane Pritchard, co-curator of the V&A exhibition, in discussion with Lynn Garafola, Professor of Dance History at Barnard College.
The lecture was presented in collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center and was followed by a reception.
The American Friends of the V&A supported The Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion that opened in October.
The American Friends of the V&A was able to support an artist’s residency for ceramics artist Michelle Erickson at the V&A.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…