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Returning treasuresRead MoreNovember 24, 2018

We all know the debate; the pros and cons of returning antiquities and artefacts that have been collected from around the world in the colonial eras. Here are some pieces that African countries would like back.

Yinka Shonibare in SwanseaRead MoreOctober 27, 2018

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The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea is hosting Yinka Shonibare's work about conflict, empire and migration.

An Adies of Voe sampleRead MoreOctober 6, 2018

This week a small piece of history has been donated to the studio collection.

IslandnessRead MoreOctober 6, 2018

A collaboration between Shetland and Newfoundland is focusing on the act of making.

Frida Kahlo at the Victoria and Albert MuseumRead MoreJuly 7, 2018

London's Victoria and Albert Museum has an exhibition which is worth going to see; Frida Kahlo.

Quilting soldiersRead MoreJune 23, 2018

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In the 19th Century, soldiers involved in the conflicts of the day made patchwork and embroidered quilts but the reasons why they did this are obscure.

ABC of Men's FashionRead MoreJune 16, 2018

We have a new book in the library: Hardy Amies' ABC of Men's Fashion.

An AVL loom for saleRead MoreApril 28, 2018

Do you need, or know anyone who is looking for, an AVL loom?

Clothing and natureRead MoreApril 21, 2018

This week, the Prime Minister of New Zealand met the Queen. What does this have in common with the V&A Museum?

Van Gogh got woollyRead MoreApril 14, 2018

Nearly every week people write to me from all over the world, sending links to interesting articles and sites. How about this for fascinating?