Teachers’ Programme

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‘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.

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

Ceramicist in Residence, Matthew Raw © Victoria and Albert Museum

Ceramicist in Residence, Matthew Raw © Victoria and Albert Museum

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.

3D Design

12 December

Wedding Dresses

23 January
Visit this stunning exhibition before working with a fashion designer to try out different pattern cutting techniques.

Ceramics

13 February
Work with current Ceramicist in Residence, Matthew Raw, to learn about his process and experiment with clay.

Computer Coding

20 March
Develop your computer coding skills in this digital design session.

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.

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.

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

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

The Dress Collection housed in the V&A Museum is known and loved not only as a spectacular display of costume through the ages, but also as an inv…

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Event - Synergy Theatre Project...Take the Stage

Fri 09 January 2015 19:30–21:00

EVENING EVENT: Enjoy a special performance of short plays written by emerging playwrights in response to the major exhibition Disobedient Objects.

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