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This is to ensure that the exhibits are better displayed, more information is available and the Museum meets modern expectations for museum facilities; it should take about ten years to complete the work.The museum also runs the Museum of Childhood at Bethnal Green and used to run the Theatre Museum in Covent Garden and Apsley House.In the 1980s, Sir Roy Strong renamed the museum as 'The Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Museum of Art and Design'.Strong's successor Elizabeth Esteve-Coll oversaw a turbulent period for the institution in which the museum's curatorial departments were re-structured leading to public criticism from some staff.The Victorian areas have a complex history, with piecemeal additions by different architects.

Developed by the Brussels-based consortium Museum With No Frontiers, this online 'virtual museum' brings together over 1200 works of Islamic art and architecture into a single database.The departments of Asia include art from South Asia, China, Japan, Korea and the Islamic world.The East Asian collections are among the best in Europe, with particular strengths in ceramics and metalwork, while the Islamic collection, alongside the Musée du Louvre and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is amongst the largest in the world.From the 1860s to the 1880s the scientific collections had been moved from the main museum site to various improvised galleries to the west of Exhibition Road.London Gazette of the time ended "I trust that it will remain for ages a Monument of discerning Liberality and a Source of Refinement and Progress." The exhibition which the Museum organised to celebrate the centennial of the 1899 renaming, "A Grand Design," first toured in North America from 1997 (Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco), returning to London in 1999.The Theatre Museum is now closed and the V&A Theatre Collections are now displayed within the South Kensington building.

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