Room 2: Baroque, Europe 1600-1700

This gallery is currently closed.

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.

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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