News from the Learning Department

News from the Learning Department brings you stories about Learning Programmes covering all audiences: families, young people, schools and teachers, higher education students, adults, communities, and the creative industries. Our team of writers will take you behind the scenes of our programmes and bring you highlights of our events.

The Learning Department programmes events, activities, courses and projects to inspire creativity in all of our audiences. We also manage gallery interpretation, residency programmes and evaluation.

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Twenty Objects for Twenty Years: The Crucified Christ, Giovanni Pisano, 1285 – 1300

The V&A’s spectacular collection of late medieval ivories is displayed in our award winning Medieval and Renaissance Galleries. This diminutive (15.5 cm high), late 13th-century, Italian, statuette of Christ, or corpus, lives in its own case, in Gallery 9. The Museum acquired it, together with a number of other medieval ivories, from John Webb, an […]

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Twenty Objects for Twenty Years: Maiolica Dish, 1485-1490

By Paula Nuttall, Director of Late Medieval to Early Renaissance Year Course.

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David Bowie is…bringing us all together

‘David Bowie is one in a million. He is a huge inspiration to me and a vast majority of the world. He has opened my mind to many new ideas and has shown us that anything is possible.’Dom Grimshaw© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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