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

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Event - Pop-up Performance - Christmas & New Year

Sat 27 December 2014–Sun 04 January 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Discover the enchanting world of The Nutcracker ballet with interactive workshops.

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