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V&A East

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Museums

Citing pandemic, V&A and Smithsonian drop plan to co-curate a gallery in London

After cancellation of project for V&A East, the institutions say they still plan to cooperate on an internship programme

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British Museums

UK museums put £500m projects on pause during the lockdown but plan to carry on

Enforced delay due to Covid-19 could add to millions of pounds of lost income in the sector

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Museums & Heritage

V&A’s rare Frank Lloyd Wright interior is spruced up after years in storage

One of the museum’s finest period rooms, the Kaufmann Office is being restored for display in new V&A East collection centre

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Museums

Gus Casely-Hayford, director of Smithsonian’s African art museum, to lead V&A East

The British cultural historian will take up his role at the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new branch in the spring

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Politics

'We want the Babylonian Palace of Tiglath-Pileser!': new book reveals Boris Johnson's thwarted vision for new V&A East

Nicholas Coleridge, the chairman of the Victoria and Albert Museum, tells how Boris laid down the law on his plans for the project

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V&A East

Will the Chancellor back V&A’s Olympian vision for a cultural quarter?

Art and design museum with space for London’s biggest exhibitions could open by 2020, subject to funding

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V&A East

V&A proposal for new cultural quarter in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

V&A East could be vast

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V&A East

The V&A responds to Boris Johnson’s call to make the Olympic park a major cultural destination

The Mayor of London says, go east!