Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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.

Inventing Elegance - Fashion Photography  1910-1945
Inventing Elegance - Fashion Photography 1910-1945

Fri 12 December 2014 10:30

CONFERENCE: This one-day conference will explore photographers’ creative collaborations with artists, designers, models and directors, celebrating fashion photography during a period of dynamic invention and transformation.

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Russian Avant Garde Theatre, War, Revolution and Design
Russian Avant Garde Theatre, War, Revolution and Design

Sat 24 January 2015 10:30

CONFERENCE: Explore the impact of war and revolution on Avant Garde theatre and design (1913-33). The conference will examine the collaborations between experimental artists, performers and directors and their impact and legacy on the visual arts, design and performance today.

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International connections: Renaissance sculptors and their impact abroad
International connections: Renaissance sculptors and their impact abroad

Fri 20 March 2015–Sat 21 March 2015

CONFERENCE: This two-day conference will explore materials, techniques and artistic interconnections across Europe, including the role played by those who commissioned or sought sculptural works of art from foreign artists.

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Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award wining games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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Carvings, Casts and Collectors: The Art of Renaissance Sculpture (Hardback)||RHFPR

Carvings, Casts and Collectors: The Art of Renaissance Sculpture (Hardback)||RHFPR

This volume brings together new research by some of the world's leading experts, exploring the artistic production and cultural context of Renaissance…

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Event - Inventing Elegance - Fashion Photography 1910-1945

Fri 12 December 2014 10:30

CONFERENCE: This one-day conference will explore photographers’ creative collaborations with artists, designers, models and directors, celebrating fashion photography during a period of dynamic invention and transformation.

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