The new V&A East, due to open at east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2023, will feature a brand-new museum, plus a collection and research centre.
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Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.
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The Science Museum Group will go ahead with plans to move the Royal Photographic Society collection from the National Media Museum to the V&A, but says £7.5 million of investment and the transfer of a number of ‘significant objects’ to the Bradford-based museum over the next five years will help refocus it as the ‘city’s leading cultural attraction’.
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