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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Explore pattern through the V&A and RIBA Architecture collections

Teachers' resource: Explore pattern through the V&A and RIBA Architecture collections

This resource provides an innovative approach to teaching pattern and design.

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Teachers' resource: Explore skylines through the V&A and RIBA Architecture collections

50% of the world's population currently live in cities; urban design and architecture impact on both the look of cities and also the quality of life within cities. This resource focuses on city skylines and explores how individual buildings combine to create an important aspect of a city's visual identity: its skyline.

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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Explore design processes through the V&A and RIBA Architecture collections

Teachers' resource: Explore design processes through the V&A and RIBA Architecture collections

This resource explains the design processes used in architecture and shows how they can inspire and facilitate other design projects. It draws on the V&A collections and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) archive of architectural drawings, manuscripts and models.

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Teachers' resource: Exploring Image & Identity through posters and photographs

This resource contains information and images from the Photography collection and from an exhibition about Bollywood film posters that relate to issues of image and identity.

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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Voyage through the Islamic Middle East

Teachers' resource: Voyage through the Islamic Middle East

This teachers' resource shows how you can use the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art at the V&A to explore Islamic art and design with your class.

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Teachers' resource: Exploring calligraphy through the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art

A resource to explore calligraphy through the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art

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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Exploring plant-based design through the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art

Teachers' resource: Exploring plant-based design through the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art

This resource provides an introduction to a very popular and important element of Islamic art: plant-based design motifs.

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Study Room resource: architecture & exploring skylines

This resource contains a selection of architects' drawings from the V&A's and RIBA's Architecture collections that explore iconic buildings and skylines produced in the late 1600s to 1980s. They demonstrate a range of approaches to recording, depicting and imagining cityscapes using different drawing techniques.

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Teachers' resource: Museum conservation

This resource looks at conservation in the museum environment. It contains suggestions for activities that are adaptable for the Science and Design & Technology areas of the curriculum at Key Stages 2 and 3.

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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Exploring Image & Identity in the galleries

Teachers' resource: Exploring Image & Identity in the galleries

This resource includes teachers' notes and five museum activity sheets for students. The teachers' notes are designed as background information on all the objects that are included in five museum trails for students. The objects have been chosen for their links with image, identity, style and symbolism.

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Teachers' resource: Sculpture

This resource introduces teachers to the rich and varied collections of sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The projects include ideas on preparing for a visit, activities to do in the Museum and ways to follow up back at school.

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Teachers' resource: Victorian social life from paintings

The V&A is one of the best museums in the world for learning about the Victorians. This resource contains an introduction to some of the Victorian paintings in the V&A and suggests ways of using them as sources of historical evidence.

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Study Room resource: The Great Exhibition

Prints and drawings that are not on display in the galleries can be seen in the Prints and Drawings Study Room. To make it easier for teachers and lecturers to access the most popular material with groups, we have developed themed study room resources, such as this one on the Great Exhibition of 1851, which contain original prints and drawings.

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Thumbnail of Teachers' resource: Raphael – in the picture

Teachers' resource: Raphael – in the picture

Teachers' resources of Raphael paintings

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