KS1-2 Workshops

The new Schools Programme for 2014/15 is now open for bookings. Download the brochure to find out about new sessions and events.

Pop-Up Stories workshop.© Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Pop-Up Stories workshop. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Practical Workshops

Hands-on and cross-curricular sessions led by professional artists and designers using the Museum collections to get ideas and inspiration to take back to the studio.

Pop-Up Stories

KS1 & 2  – Art & Design/Literacy

Uncover the exciting stories hiding in objects around the Museum and use these as starting points to create a pop-up book for the class.

10, 13 October & 14 November
16, 19 January & 2 March
19, 22 June & 10 July

Incredible Inventions

Incredible Inventions workshop. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Incredible Inventions workshop. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

KS 1 & 2 – DT/History

Investigate weird and wonderful inventions before having a go at creating your own extraordinary designs using recycled materials.

10 November
23 January, 13, 23 & 27 February, 13 March
8, 15 June & 13 July

Perfect Patterns

KS 2 – Art & Design/Maths/RE

Investigate objects and patterns from the Islamic Middle East, then create your own patterns using digital software.

Model of The Tensegrity structure based on a concept by Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983), string, Meccano, metal file folder tops, made by Sir Robert Matthew (1906 - 75), U.K. about 1958. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Model of The Tensegrity structure based on a concept by Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983), string, Meccano, metal file folder tops, made by Sir Robert Matthew (1906 - 75), U.K. about 1958. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

26 September, 24 October & 21 November
12 January, 6 March, 27 April
15 May, 18 May & 5 June

Explore, Build, Play

KS 2 – Art & Design/DT

Investigate the work of famous architects, then in groups test out materials and build models.

4 & 5 December
29 & 30 January
25 & 26 June

Cost: £100
Timing: 2 hours starting at 10.30
Capacity: Maximum of 30 students per session

Book now on +44 (0)20 7942 2211 or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

Launch the Interactive Map

Event - Make it: Sculpture

Mon 25 May 2015–Fri 29 May 2015

Work with an artist to explore the technique of plaster casting and make your own piece of art inspired by the newly refurbished Weston Cast Court.

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