Royal opening for V&A’s multimillion pound new gallery

Arriving at the opening of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s new Exhibition Road Quarter the Duchess of Cambridge mouthed “wow”.

The £54.5 million development designed by British architect Amanda Levete comprises the world’s first completely porcelain tiled public courtyard and a column-less underground exhibition space. A History of Art graduate, the Duchess was invited to tour the new spaces on Thursday afternoon (29 June) and unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark their opening. Continue reading