Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

Beatrix Potter, V&A

Celebrating the life and work of one of the best-loved children’s authors of the 20th century.

This family-friendly exhibition will take visitors on a journey to discover Potter’s life as a scientist and conservationist, exploring the places and animals that inspired her most beloved characters. In collaboration with the National Trust.

The exhibition will showcase over 240 personal objects including rarely seen letters, manuscripts, sketches, coded diaries, family photographs, examples of commercial merchandise and personal artefacts. It will celebrate her early talent for storytelling, her business acumen and her fascination with the scientific study of the natural world, as well as her passion for sheep farming and conservation – a legacy still felt today.

Duration 12 February 2022 - 08 January 2023
Times Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 17:45.
Cost £14
Venue V&A
Address Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
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