The Troy Tapestry
Late 15th Century Tapestry depicting the Trojan War is on display for the first time in 20 years in the new galleries. (detail)
The Victoria and Albert Museum opened its new Medieval and Renaissance Galleries on December 2. Please celebrate the new wing comprised of 10 galleries where you will find the finest examples of European Art and design from the fall of the Roman Empire to the end of the Renaissance period AD300-1600. Other works on view include sculptures from Donatello who is thought of as one of the most innovative sculptors of the time and the Santa Chiara chapel (1494-1500) from Florence which is the only chapel in a museum collection in the world.