Room 1: Baroque, Europe 1600-1700

This gallery is currently closed. It is scheduled to reopen on Sat 02 May 2015

Cabinet, by Iacobus Fiamengo, Italy, about 1600. Museum no. W.36:1-1981, room 1

Cabinet, by Iacobus Fiamengo, Italy, about 1600. Museum no. W.36:1-1981

This space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600 - 1800.
Read more about the new Europe Galleries 1600 - 1800 FuturePlan development.


Closed gallery

Rooms 1-7 closed to the public on 6 April 2010. The space is being redeveloped to show European decorative art and design between 1600-1800.

Room 1: Baroque, Europe 1600-1700 is scheduled to reopen on Sat 02 May 2015

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 Classical World and Classical Revivals

Tue 13 January 2015–Tue 24 March 2015

10 WEEK COURSE: The civilisations of Ancient Greece and Rome have provided a seemingly inexhaustible source of inspiration for European art, design and architecture from the 15th-century right up to the present day. This course celebrates the opening of the V&A’s outstanding new galleries – Europe 1600-1800 – by exploring the key elements of Classicism, and their re-interpretation and revival in later times.

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