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

Lucy Trench

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...