"Orientation" inspiration! V&A new exhibition: Chinese Painting from 26th October 2013

Six and Friends have recently finished a round of exhibitions called “Orientation”. It would have been really useful and inspiring to have seen the new exhibition at the V&A which opened yesterday, called:

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 – 1900:

Fa Ruozhen, Landscape, 1692, The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm/ Östasiatiska Museet

It’s going to be a popular exhibition and ticket details are below.

Timed tickets are in operation
Advance booking is strongly recommended.
Advance online and telephone tickets must be booked at least 24 hours prior to visit.

Free to V&A Members

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Book online

Prices

£13.50 Full, including donation* (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£11.50 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£12.00 Full (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£10.00 Senior citizens (+£1.00 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.00 booking fee per ticket)
£20.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.30 booking fee per family ticket)
£32.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.80 booking fee per family ticket)

Book in person at the V&A

Prices as above. No handling charge or booking fee.

Book by phone

 +44 (0)20 7420 9736 

Prices

£13.50 Full, including donation* (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£11.50 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£12.00 Full (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£10.00 Senior citizens (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£20.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.70 booking fee per family ticket)
£32.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£3.20 booking fee per family ticket)
*If you donate a minimum of 10% on top of your ticket price and are a UK tax payer, the Gift Aid scheme means we can claim back the tax you have already paid on the earnings used to buy the ticket. This means we can claim an additional 25p for every £1 you give us – vital support for our work.

Free tickets and member rates

Free to under 12s, up to two carers accompanying disabled people, V&A Members and Director’s Circle, ICOM / Museums Association card holders, Blue Badge Guides, American and International Friends of the V&A. Half-price tickets for Art Fund and D&AD members.

Groups (10+ visitors)

10% discount
Call  +44 (0)20 7942 2211  to book
Special talks and tours are available to complement the exhibition
Call  +44(0)20 7942 2211  or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

Educational groups (10+ visitors)

Admission is £2 per person for school, college and university groups booking at least 10 days in advance. Call  +44 (0)20 7942 2211  to book (all pre-bookings are timed entry).

Community groups (10+ visitors)

Admission is free to community groups booking at least 10 days in advance. Call  +44 (0)20 7942 2211  to book (all pre-bookings are timed entry).

Visitor information

Exhibition opening times

26 October 2013 – 19January 2014
Daily 10.00 – 17.30
(last ticket sold 16.45, last entry 17.00)
Friday 10.00 – 21.30
(last ticket sold 20.45, last entry 21.00)
Closed 24-26 December  2013
Exhibition closes 15 minutes prior to the Museum closing

Late night opening

The V&A is open late every Friday – why not take this opportunity to visit Masterpieces of Chinese Paintings, meet friends and have a drink in our café-bar?

How to reach the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
 +44 (0)20 7942 2000 

London Underground

The Museum is a 5-minute walk from South Kensington London Underground station (Piccadilly, Circle and District Lines) and a 10-minute walk from Knightsbridge London Underground station (Piccadilly Line).

Buses

The C1, 14, 74 and 414 stop outside the Cromwell Road entrance. The Open Tour stop outside the Museum as part of their Double Decker Bus sightseeing tour of London.