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 18 September 2015 10:30–17:15
SYMPOSIUM: This symposium brings together makers, designers, manufacturers, retailers, curators and academics to explore relationships in
the making and circulation of contemporary luxury.
Fri 25 September 2015 10:00–12:30
SEMINAR: Explore the career of Robin Day, one of the most significant designers of the 20th century. Renowned for his injection-moulded Polypropylene Chair and for his pared-down Festival of Britain aesthetic, Day’s seven-decade career encompassed graphics, exhibition, and interior design as well as furniture.Booking info