The courses are led by V&A experts and include both talks and hands-on workshops. Participants will be invited to share examples of projects from their institutions that they could develop during and after the course.
If you would like to discuss a course, your application or would like to request a brochure in another language (brochures currently available in Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish), please email InternationalTraining@vam.ac.uk
NEW COURSE: Curating Fashion and Dress
15-19 February 2015
Closing date for applications: 9 December 2015
This newly launched course follows the outstanding success of ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ at the V&A. The course is intended for museum professionals that are interested in harnessing the V&A’s extensive knowledge and expertise to develop their own fashion and dress curation skills and enhance their collections. Join like-minded peers from around the world in London during London Fashion Week to learn about everything from collecting to conserving fashion while enjoying access to one of the world's largest and most comprehensive collections.
The Enterprising Museum
29 February to 4 March 2016
Price: £1450 incl. VAT
Subsidy for delegates from UK Public Institutions, who pay £950 incl. VAT
Included in the course will be in-depth presentations on retailing, licencing, publications, venue hire, online engagement and catering, combined with case studies, individual surgeries, and group feedback. The course ends with a half-day Q and A with the V&A’s external partners so that students can explore the landscape from a commercial perspective.
All the teaching is delivered by experts from the V&A and includes both talks and hands-on workshops to suit different styles of learning. Participants will also be invited to share real examples of projects from their institutions that they could develop during and after the course.
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Creating Innovative Learning Programmes
Creating Innovative Learning Programmes is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.
for 'Creating Innovative Learning Programmes' are now closed. For the
2016 edition, please send your expression of interest to: InternationalTraining@vam.ac.uk