The V&A is proposing to close its Theatre & Performance Department!

March 4, 2021

I have some very sad news concerning the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), in London. As a cost saving exercise, the V&A are proposing to close its Theatre & Performance Department. This is a world class collection of international significance.
x-Com have been thinking of ways to fight this badly thought-out proposal as the V&A Theatre & Performance collections are a keystone collection for the Performing Arts globally. I believe that the loss of this department at the V&A will have an impact across the profession internationally. Consequently, Ex-Com has put together a petition via

Click on the link above and sign this petition. Please can I also ask you to promote it with your own networks and social media?
I am sure you all will be equally horrified at this development and want to do something to protest this closure, in the hope we can prevent it.

Kind regards
Alan Jones
President SIBMAS

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