Museums

Wallace Collection: Bringing life back into the galleries

Sarah Harmer

Sarah Harmer, July 14, 2020 — Culture

Director of Development, The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection reopens this week after almost exactly 17 weeks of closure. Except for the two World Wars, this period has been the first time the Collection has closed to the public since we opened in 1900. We are incredibly excited to be welcoming back staff and visitors to the Collection – bringing life back…

From ‘androgyny to queer’, take a look at the V&A’s LGBTIQ+ glossary this LGBT History Month

Zorian Clayton

, February 24, 2020 — Museums

The V&A has had an active LGBTQ Working Group since 2006 and was one of the first museums globally to pioneer inclusivity of such histories in our research and public programming on a regular basis. Developing the V&A’s LGBTIQ+ GlossaryRegularly combing the catalogues for objects of queer interest across the collections, in 2015 the group…