Upcoming Exhibits and Displays at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) has something exciting upcoming exhibits and displays, featuring iconic rockstars, hollywood celebrities and famous artists. Don’t miss out if you are heading to the UK this Summer.

My Generation: The Glory Years of British Rock – April 30– October 24, 2010

It was 1964 when BBC began filming the famous TV show, Top of the Pops and it was photographer Harry Goodwin who was capturing legendary rock stars in the in the most striking and unforgettable moments. From the Rolling Stones, to Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, Goodwin had a way of capturing the mood, the essence and the musical influence on an era that couldn’t be forgotten. The exhibition celebrates Goodwin’s most striking photographs including both musicians held in memory and those who are still part of the music scene to date.

Grace Kelly: Style Icon – April 17-September 26, 2010

As a tribute to style icon Grace Kelly, London’s Victoria & Albert Museum will feature the actresses magnificent wardrobe beginning next Saturday. Spanning 50 years of one of Holywood’s most famous actresses, visitors will get a peak at her ensembles from her films, her civil marriage ceremony to Prince Rainier, couture gowns by Dior, Yves St Laurent, Balenciaga, Givenchy and more.

Modern Masters: Matisse, Picasso, Dali and Warhol – May 1- June 23, 2010

The 20th century represents one of the most unique artistic periods in the history of western art. In celebration of this, the V&A will be showcasing four of the greatest artists from this time period – Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. There will be a focus on print mediums with both popular and unfamiliar prints showcased.

Admission to the V&A is free but prices may vary on some exhibits and events.

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