Patron Since: March 2018
The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.
June 29, 2017 – Visits The New V&A Exhibition Road Quarter – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) to officially open the Museum’s new entrance, courtyard and exhibition gallery in London, England. The V&A Exhibition Road Quarter was designed by British Architect Amanda Levete.
October 10, 2018 – Opening The V&A Photography Centre – The Duchess of Cambridge made her first visit to the museum to open the new Photography Centre since becoming Patron in March of 2018. Catherine toured the opening display at the Photography Centre entitled Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital. The display explores photography from the medium’s invention in the 19th century to the present day.