Welcome to the V&A Americas Foundation
The V&A Americas Foundation (V&AAF) promotes and supports the work of the V&A in the United Kingdom. We raise vital funds, engage with and build awareness of the museums’ unique collections and deliver an exciting programme of events.
ABOUT THE V&A
The V&A is a family of art, design and performance museums, where everyone is invited to enjoy the power of creativity.
The V&A champions design and creativity in all its forms, sharing a 5,000-year-old story of creativity through unmissable exhibitions, events, educational programmes, digital experiences, conservation, research, and an ever-evolving national collection of over 2.8 million objects spanning every creative discipline.
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…
For his Autumn-Winter 2016 menswear collection, Thom Browne immortalised his dachshund Hector as a bag, life-size and naturalistically covered in fur to mimic his hair.