Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


Author: Suzana Skrbic (Support Worker)
The Inspired By… competition was set up at the V&A by Eithne Nightingale some fifteen years ago. When Eithne started working at the V&A, she was struck by how many beautiful objects in the V&A galleries linked with work made in adult education classes - jewellery, ceramics, fashion, photography, fine art, furniture and sculpture. Linking with NIACE, the National Institute of...
Author: Laura Southall (Residency Coordinator)
On the 1st October we welcomed our new artists in residence into the V&A fold.Sophia George, BAFTA award winning games designer and one of our youngest ever residents at only 23 years old, is creating a gamers hub in the smaller of our Sackler centre studios. By the end of her six months with us we hope that Sophia will have designed a digital game inspired by the British Galleries. She is...
Author: Laura Southall (Residency Coordinator)
The end of September saw us bid farewell to our two artists in residence, designer Julia Lohmann and ceramicist Keiko Masumoto, and after six months in the Museum, they certainly went out with a bang. Both artists took part in some extremely successful open studios as part of London Design Festival - Julia welcomed over 400 visitors to her studio in just one afternoon! Julia Lohmann, "Oki...
Author: Alex Flowers (Team Leader - Digital Programmes)
Art, design and science have always gone hand in hand. A look through any of the galleries here at the V&A would show you how artists and designers have been botanists, alchemists and astronomers, seeking to understand hidden processes which create the world as we experience it and then turn it into something new.For this year’s Digital Design Weekend as part of the London Design...