Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

In 1843, Henry Cole, the V&A’s founding director, sent the world’s first Christmas card. The Museum holds in its collections a large number of Christmas-related items, including cards, toys, books, church carvings, stained glass and decorations. The Museum also regularly commissions Christmas trees from well-known designers.

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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V&A Christmas Cards - Pearl Star (Pack of 10, Square)||RF20F||EVAEX

V&A Christmas Cards - Pearl Star (Pack of 10, Square)||RF20F||EVAEX

Card features: Hair pin with seed pearls mounted on Mother of Pearl. England, about 1815. Message inside reads: Season's Greetings. Pack of 10 same de…

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Event - Drop-in Design

Sun 06 July 2014–Sun 28 September 2014

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a design challenge and bring your own fantastic ideas to life.

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