Private tour of Curtain Up at the New York Public Library
After its successful run at the V&A in London, Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York opened at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in October and V&AAF supporters were given a fascinating private tour led by co-curator, Dr Doug Reside in December.
Part of the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards, this display celebrates the extraordinary story of the world’s two greatest theatrical areas, London’s West End and New York’s Broadway.
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…
Marta Weiss, Senior Curator, Photography at the V&A, gave an interesting and illuminating talk on her book Autofocus: The Car in Photography.
V&A Curators Corinna Gardner and Johanna Agerman Ross gave the V&AAF a virtual preview of the newly refurbished 20th and 21st century galleries, Design: 1900-Now.