Photography in the Galleries

Any photographs or videos taken in the Galleries are for personal use only. Commercial use of any kind is not permitted. You may take photographs or video in the galleries, including flash photography, but not with a tripod, monopod or supplementary video lighting.

Photography and video is not allowed in the Raphael Gallery, The William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery, special exhibitions or where an object’s label indicates a private loan. Photography is not permitted in the shop for commercial reasons.

Visitors wishing to use a tripod must contact V&A Images for authorisation, in advance of their visit, +44 (0)20 7942 2887 or by email to vanda.images@vam.ac.uk

Any enquiries relating to commercial filming or photography should be made to Rachel Lloyd at r.lloyd@vam.ac.uk

For commercial use of images please contact V&A Images at vaimages@vam.ac.uk

Press enquiries should be made to the Press Office, +44 (0)20 7942 2502 or by email to press.office@vam.ac.uk

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Photography: An Independent Art

Photography: An Independent Art

A hundred photographs have been chosen to illustrate the evolution and significance of photography from its early beginnings to the present, including…

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Event - Europe 1600 - 1800: The Making of the Galleries

Wed 25 February 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: Gain a unique insight into the creation of the V&A’s stunning new galleries of European art and design. The magnificently refurbished galleries tell the story of art and design from 1600 – 1800 and contain some of the most beautiful and elaborate works in the V&A’s collections.

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