Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


Author: Paula Nuttall (Director of Late Medieval to Early Renaissance Year Course)
The Late Medieval to Early Renaissance Year Course is marking its 20th anniversary in 2012-13. It’s the longest running of the V&A’s six Year Courses, each of which runs one day of the week during term-time, for a full academic year. Each day consists of three lectures on related themes, and there are additional gallery talks and visits. The Medieval to Renaissance Year Course...
Author: Lucy Trench (Lead Educator for the Europe 1600–1800 galleries)
These galleries, due to open in December 2014, are the next big gallery development after Medieval & Renaissance. When I took on the role of educator, I wondered how we could refresh our usual package of gallery interpretation and also show some of the social and intellectual changes that took place between 1600 and 1800. The answer struck me – as it usually does – as I was...