🎁 GIVEAWAY! Word around town is Micro Scooters UK will feature in our museum when we reopen next summer. More on that later. 😏
For now, we're giving 2 scooters away! Here's how you enter:
→Follow the .vam - for fun art & design stuff for kids.
→Follow Micro Scooters UK
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→Tag another grown up who will love it too
Find full T&Cs here: https://fal.cn/3sRQQ
GIVEAWAY! 🪅 makes clothes that expand for growing kids. These cleverly designed CLOTHES THAT GROW caught our attention and will feature in our future museum when we reopen next year. 🎉
For now, you can WIN a garment:
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→Like this & tag a grown up
Full T&Cs: https://fal.cn/3stGC
Giveaway from Young V&A! ✨
We may be temporarily closed but we're still thinking of you. We're giving away 5 sets of beautiful illustrated children's classics from our pals at . To enter, simply:
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Full T&Cs are here: https://fal.cn/3sgHl
We miss our storytelling workshops with you! 📚💫
So, we're teaming up with Tower Hamlets Idea Stores for a special one on 10 September at Cubitt Town Library. Together we'll use objects from our future museum to create an interactive story.
Timings + info here: https://bit.ly/3Ky7XIs
Tomorrow and Monday we're at All Points East running free workshops for kids from 12.00 - 16.00. 🎪
Come on down for large-scale den building and other design challenges. Find out what we're up to: https://fal.cn/3rbJr
This weekend | V&A South Kensington
Free family activities in our garden & art studios: https://fal.cn/3qZby
Got a young budding fashion designer in the house? Come along to our drop-in workshops and get the kids creating their own celebratory patterns.
Inspo for coming your way...
You could create a handy tool box using household recyclable waste. We've had a go.
After school scenes please 🌭
This photograph is called 'Hot Dog & Burger Bar' and was taken 36 years ago in New Brighton, Merseyside by documentary photographer Martin Parr.
🖌️ Cartoonist Zoom Rockman making us wish we lived in an illustrated world. ✨ We're honoured to have been drawn by the inspirational Zoom, the Youngest ever Contributor to Beano at age 12, and Private Eye Magazine at age 16!
We have a VERY big birthday today. It's been officially 150 years since we opened, and oh how far we've come...
🥇 We were east London's first ever museum.
🎨 Vincent Van Gogh was an early visitor.
🐒 We've housed different collections over the years from curious animal and food products...
🚸 ...to becoming officially the Museum of Childhood 48 years ago.
🦋 Now, we're transforming into a beautiful butterfly, reopening next summer as the Young V&A, a museum dedicated to children from 0 - 14, their families & carers.
Find out more: https://fal.cn/3pIqd
Just because we're temporarily closed doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. Next week marks 150 years of us being in east London, and 1 year to go until we reopen.
So, we’re throwing a festival to celebrate 150 years, with 150 ways to be creative. Starting with pop up art & design events happening all summer, view the full programme: https://bit.ly/3MMEI4o
140 years ago a little scraggly dog named Jim roamed our museum in South Kensington. He belonged to Sir Henry Cole, founder of the V&A.
So, we're thrilled that actor Dame Emma Thompson & illustrator Axel Scheffler are releasing a Xmas tale this year, all about Jim's adventures on Puffin Books ! ☃️🎄
Do you have a dolls' house? 🏡🧡
Look through the rooms of one of ours - made by Amy Miles in 1890, built on the memories of her childhood house in North London. It was one of the first dolls’ houses to be collected by the V&A 💫
This weekend! Express your mood in a wrist watch...
What would you do if you could spend a night at the museum, when everyone else is asleep?
What would you see? Where would you go? In our new film, we go on a magical night-time trip to the V&A. See the full film: https://fal.cn/3o9ha