Victoria and Albert Museum

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


Author: Dr Samantha Darell (Guest Blogger)
The end of term has arrived, and we’ve reached the end of the 20th Medieval and Renaissance Year Course. I’ve enjoyed writing the ‘Twenty Objects’ blog, and will be back with occasional posts in the autumn. Meanwhile the last of our ‘Twenty Objects for Twenty Years’ is written by a former student, Dr Samantha Darell (2003 - 4), who recently gained her PhD from...
Author: Rebecca English (Assistant Programme Manager Schools)
As part of the V&A Schools DesignLab series, we invited Year 8 and 9 students from Elthorne Park High School to take part in an extended project with the Toshiba: Japan Ceramics Resident, Keiko Masumoto. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Students were introduced to Keiko Masumoto’s professional practice through a studio visit and presentation of the artist’s work. Keiko is...
Author: Rebecca English (Assistant Programme Manager Schools)
V&A Schools ran a DesignLab project this summer in collaboration with Sam Winston, one of the 20 artists asked to make work for Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace. The exhibition is a walk-in story that brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru. The book is set in a dystopian London, describing a world where reading the memories of others is forbidden and by recording your...