Designed by the Stirling Prize-winning British architect Amanda Levete and her practice AL_A, the new Quarter, comprising new public areas and gallery spaces, will be the Museum’s largest architectural intervention in the last 100 years.
A diverse range of art and design commissions, performances, fashion and family activities will be staged by the V&A as part of REVEAL to celebrate the upcoming Exhibition Road Quarter opening.
Culture Whisper's Reveal Festival highlights include:
Friday Late. 30th June, 7pm - 10pm
This music and digitally-themed Friday Late will be held in partnership with Boiler Room, the global online music platform. The V&A will bring an electric mix of musicians, DJs and artists to the V&A, both in person and virtually through live online streaming. There will also be interactive workshops and performances throughout the night to enjoy.
Julie Cunningham & Company responds to Yoko Ono
A new site-specific dance performance inspired by Yoko Ono’s Dance Pieces will be performed by Julie Cunningham & Company throughout the Museum and across its grounds during the week-long REVEAL Festival.
Artists participating in the V&A's Reveal Festival
Fashion in Motion – Molly Goddard. 7th July, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 8pm
For the fashionistas amongst you, get set to see British fashion designer Molly Goddard showcase highlight pieces from her past and upcoming collections on the REVEAL catwalk. If you have time, it would also be worth checking out the Balenciaga exhibition, currently staged in the V&A's fashion galleries, which exhibits a number of Molly Goddard's recent creations inspired by Spanish couturier, Cristóbal Balenciaga.
*Tickets for the free catwalk show Fashion in Motion: Molly Goddard will be available to book online via the V&A website from 10am on Monday 26 June 2017.
Throughout the week, families will be invited to explore the new Quarter and the V&A with a series of trails, online games, performances, interactive workshops and activities suitable for kids of all ages.
Offering visitors the opportunity to explore the V&A’s new architectural spaces, which includes the world’s first all porcelain inspired courtyard, REVEAL celebrates the V&A's unique combination of heritage, modernity and technology.
This is a free weekend extravaganza for the whole family. So pack up the kids, take a pick-nick and get set to explore the new face of one of London’s most-loved museums.
|What||Reveal Festival, V&A|
|Where||V&A, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL | MAP|
|Nearest tube||South Kensington (underground)|
30 Jun 17 – 07 Jul 17, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
|Website||Check here for additional information|