V&A conferences and symposia feature leading international academics, writers and practitioners and discuss the theory and practice of contemporary and historical visual art, culture and design. They are held throughout the year and include a special student price. Details of the upcoming programme can be found below. Details of Study Days, Courses and Seminars can be found on the Courses and Study Days page.
Fri 06 November 2015 10:00–17:30
CONFERENCE: The Fabric of India conference at the V&A will explore aspects of historic and contemporary Indian textiles and dress.Booking info
Fri 20 November 2015 10:00–17:15
SYMPOSIUM: This one day International symposium will explore shoes as cultural objects which reflect status, gender and politics.Booking info
Sat 05 December 2015 10:00–17:30
CONFERENCE: Marking the tercentenary of the close of Louis XIV’s reign this one-day conference will explore the tenets, impact and dissemination of the Louis XIV style in Britain and Europe.Booking info