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The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A

Featured Art Exhibition Music
  • Saturday 19 September 2020 to Sunday 13 December 2020
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • The Main Abbey
  • Suitable for all ages

The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A

From paint strokes to pixels, the Rolling Stones to Blur, this fascinating collection from the V&A will take you on a journey through music. 

Featuring 80 iconic objects including album covers, sleeve notes, programmes and posters all which showcase how the packaging of music has changed beyond recognition since the 19th Century. From the phonographic music cylinder to the first portable music and digital music formats of the 21st Century.

Come and see iconic designs from Ibels, Warhol, Saville and Opie, for bands like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Royal Blood and Coldplay. 

To complement the exhibition we will running a range of events and activities. More information coming soon. 

 

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