Teachers' Events

Download a copy of the 2014-2015 Schools Brochure (PDF File, 4.6 MB)

‘Thanks for the great day! Really relevant and stimulating with much to think about on the way home and in school.’ (Primary Teacher)

Educators Private View © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Educators Private View © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

FREE Teacher Twilights

Hear from curators about our latest exhibitions, pick up free resources, find out about planning a visit to exhibitions for your group, have a glass of wine and enjoy free entry to an exhibition.

Disobedient Objects

12 September 2014
From Suffragette teapots to protest robots, this exhibition will be the first to examine the powerful role of objects in movements for social change. It will demonstrate how political activism drives a wealth of design ingenuity and collective creativity that defy standard definitions of art and design.

Constable: The Making of a Master

3 October 2014
This exhibition will reveal the hidden stories of how John Constable created some of his most loved and well-known paintings. On display will be such famous works as The Haywain together with the oil sketches he painted outdoors direct from nature.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

27 March 2015
Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty will be the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

Cost: Free
Timing: 17.45–20.00
Booking Essential (limited spaces available)
Book now on +44 (0)20 7942 2211 or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

V&A Sanctuary, Digital Design, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

V&A Sanctuary, Digital Design, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

V&A Sanctuary

Recharge your creative batteries and work with artists, designers and makers. Enjoy meeting other teachers, try out new techniques, develop your own creative talents and get inspiration to take back to the classroom.

London Design Festival

19 September

Textiles

14 November

3D Design

12 December

Cost: £20 per person (includes refreshments)
Timing: 17.45–20.00
Book now on +44 (0)20 7942 2211 or email booking.office@vam.ac.uk
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InSET on request

We offer tailored InSET sessions on request which explore ways of using the V&A’s collections to extend and enhance the delivery of the curriculum. Through interactive activities, with content specifically designed to meet your groups’ needs, discover exciting and creative ideas to use on a visit and back at school.

Whole day: £500 for 10–15 people, £50 for each additional person Half-day or twilight: £250 for up to 15 people, £25 for each additional person (includes tea and coffee, additional charge for lunch)
Contact schools@vam.ac.uk to find out more and book.

FREE ITT Introductory Sessions

These one-hour sessions for teacher training providers offer an overview of the V&A Collections as a teaching and learning resource.

Contact schools@vam.ac.uk to find out more and book.

International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

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400 Years of Fashion - Anatomy of a Collection (DVD)

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