V&A: Embracing the past, preserving the future

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Tuesday, 22 May 2018
19:00 | Royal Albert Memorial Museum
RAMM Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery Queen St Exeter EX4 3RX
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Dr Tristram Hunt discusses how the V&A’s founding commitment to art, education and industry continues to define the Museum today.

Tracing its genesis from its Victorian roots, Dr Hunt explores the birth of the institution we now know. He considers how the V&A’s British, Germanic, Indian and Oriental origins engendered a world-class collection through which to debate our cultural heritage today. In our contemporary age of Brexit, Netflix and artificial intelligence, Dr Hunt sets out some of the challenges and opportunities that the museum world now faces.

In association with Art Fund Devon Fundraising Committee.