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Discover exhibitions, acquisitions and projects the V&AAF has supported

Support from the V&A Americas Foundation enables the V&A to continue to host world-class exhibitions, grow and look-after its collections, and continue to improve its spaces to be enjoyed by visitors worldwide.

V&A Americas Foundation
Exhibitions & Projects

Scholarship for V&A/RCA History of Design MA Program

The V&AAF supported a two-year scholarship for an American student to attend the leading international postgraduate V&A/RCA History of Design MA program.

Exhibitions & Projects

Plywood: Material of the Modern World

The American Friends of the V&A are delighted to have supported Plywood: Material of the Modern World, which opened in The Porter Gallery at the…

Exhibitions & Projects

Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century

This exhibition was a major retrospective of the work of American photographer and film maker, Paul Strand (1890-1976), and the first in the UK since…

Exhibitions & Projects

Horst: Photographer of Style

After an extraordinary sixty-year career, the German-American fashion photographer now ranks alongside Irving Penn and Richard Avedon as one of the pre-eminent fashion and portrait…

Exhibitions & Projects

V&AAF helps save a Napoleonic Medal Cabinet for the V&A

Generous support from the V&AAF contributed towards the V&A’s successful appeal in 2014 to save a rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export.

Exhibitions & Projects

The V&A Raphael Court

The Raphael Cartoons are among the greatest treasures of the High Renaissance and have been on loan to the V&A from the Royal Collection since…

Exhibitions & Projects

The Kaufmann Office, Frank Lloyd Wright, 1935-37

One of the most important twentieth-century objects in the V&A’s collections, it is unusual in that it retains all of its original woodwork, furniture, carpets…

So You Say You Want a Revolution?
Exhibitions & Projects

So You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 70

This major exhibition explored the era-defining significance and impact of the late 1960s, expressed through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th…

Exhibitions & Projects

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

The V&A Americas Foundation is thrilled to have supported Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, the first international design retrospective of the motor car.

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