V&A to become home to the UK's largest photography collection

V&A Photography Collection
(Image credit: V&A)

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London, England, is set to become the UK’s largest space for permanent photography exhibitions. The dedicated 7-room gallery will open in 2023 after almost 170 years in the works. 

Home to 2.8 million objects, books and archives, the V&A is one of the world's leading art and design museums, attracting more than 4.3 million visitors each year. It holds some of the greatest collections of furniture, fashion, textiles, ceramics and jewelry, as well as resources for the study of architecture, theater and performance. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.