Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Cara Williams

Author: Cara Williams (Schools Programme Manager)
‘‘We had a really fun time on this trip and would love to do it again!’’ - Student, Highgate Wood School.The success story, both creatively and economically, of the UK gaming industry has only been fully recognised relatively recently, given how many years it has been creating some of the world’s most commercially successful games. With this success more at the...
Author: Cara Williams (Schools Programme Manager)
On a cold and misty January morning, a group of Year 10 students from Alperton Community School were taken up to the highest point of the V&A – the cupola over the grand entrance. Health & Safety Advisor in tow, the students climbed the 137 steps to reach the outdoor viewing platform to sketch and photograph the panoramic views of London and the surrounding architecture.The sketches...
Author: Cara Williams (Schools Programme Manager)
V&A Sanctuary offers teachers the chance to explore different creative practices and techniques with professional artists and designers in a relaxed after work environment. The latest Sanctuary took place last Friday around the theme of photography to coincide with the recent re-hang of the V&A's photography collection and the opening of 'Light from the Middle East' in the...
Author: Cara Williams (Schools Programmes Manager)
Creative Quarter, the V&A’s flagship event for secondary schools and colleges, took place on Friday 16th November and was attended by 30 schools from around London and further afield. A total of 3,600 young people participated in talks, workshops and drop-in events throughout the day.The day gave students the chance to find out about different courses and careers within the creative...