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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)

Teachers’ Summer School

Teachers’ Summer School

NEW Teachers’ Summer School in collaboration with ReachoutRCA

27 – 29 July 2015
Cost: £150, including tea and coffee and lunch

Teachers’ Summer School is aimed at Secondary Art & Design and Design & Technology teachers and will model how the V&A and RCA can support teachers to deliver innovative learning programmes, through exposure to contemporary art & design practice, object based learning, in-depth project working and specialist resources.
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V&A Sanctuary

V&A Sanctuary

V&A Sanctuary

Get hands-on in these Friday evening workshops with artists and designers.
Selected Fridays, 17.45–20.30
£20 per person (includes refreshments)

Summer term 2015


10 July 2015
Explore incredible footwear design in the unique exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain and work with a contemporary designer back in the studio.

2015/16 Programme

London Design Festival Special

18 September

The Damascus Room – architecture from Syria

9 October


11 December

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‘So creative and a great atmosphere!’ Teacher, V&A Sanctuary

FREE Teacher Twilights

Find out about the latest exhibitions and programmes and pick up free resources.
Selected Fridays, 17.45–20.00

Performance at the V&A: What’s in it for me?

11 September 2015


Jacket, Kutch, India (made), 20th century (made), Cotton embroidered with silk; mirrorwork Museum no. IS.7-2008 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Fabric of India

16 October 2015


18 March 2016

Engineering the World: Arup

17 June 2016

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InSET on request

Whole day: £750 for 10 to 15 people, £75 for each additional person
Half-day or twilight: £375 for up to 15 people, £37.50 for each additional person
(Includes tea and coffee, additional charge for lunch)

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FREE ITT Introductory Sessions

These 1 hour sessions for teacher training providers offer an overview of the V&A Collections as a teaching and learning resource.

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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

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Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns: Book One

Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns: Book One

This innovative and breathtakingly detailed book from the V&A's fashion collections presents dress patterns, construction details, embroidery and maki…

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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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Event - The Art of Wax

Sun 29 November 2015 11:00–13:00

DEMONSTRATION: Watch Eleanor Crook demonstrate the materials and techniques used in making Renaissance wax figures.

This demonstration is part of the Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture Programme

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