Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Art and Design 1900-2014 13/14
Art and Design 1900-2014 13/14

Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 14 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Explore the great design movements, practice and practitioners associated with the twentieth centuries and discover the background to their genesis in the events that began around the year 1900.

Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 16 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.00-15.30

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Arts of East Asia: China, Korea and Japan
Arts of East Asia: China, Korea and Japan

Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 21 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilisations of
China, Korea and Japan.
Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 21 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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Late Medieval to Early Renaissance 1250-1500 13/14
Late Medieval to Early Renaissance 1250-1500 13/14

Tue 17 September 2013–Tue 08 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change.
Tuesdays, 17 September 2013 - 8 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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High Renaissance to Baroque 1500-1720 13/14
High Renaissance to Baroque 1500-1720 13/14

Wed 18 September 2013–Wed 09 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Study the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque, focussing on Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands and England.
Wednesdays, 18 September 2013 - 9 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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Rococo to Art Nouveau 1720 - 1900 13/14
Rococo to Art Nouveau 1720 - 1900 13/14

Thu 19 September 2013–Thu 10 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Gain a unique perspective on European art during one of its most dynamic periods and consider the impact of political and social change on taste patronage and the art market.
Thursdays, 19 September 2013 - 10 July 2014 (over 3 terms) 11.10-15.30

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Early Medieval 300-1250 13/14
Early Medieval 300-1250 13/14

Fri 20 September 2013–Fri 11 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Celebrate the Museum's world-class early Medieval collection.
Fridays, 20 September 2013 - 11 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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Renaissance to Restoration London: A History 1520-1670
Renaissance to Restoration London: A History 1520-1670

Tue 29 April 2014 10:30

8 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore London at one of its most dynamic and colourful periods, when the city was expanding
rapidly and becoming a leading centre of trade with the rest of the world.

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The Islamic Mediterranean:1000-1500
The Islamic Mediterranean:1000-1500

Wed 30 April 2014 11:00

6 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Between 1000 and 1500 AD, the Mediterranean was encircled by Islamic states. Explore the wealth of artistic production and how it circulated across the Islamic Mediterranean.

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The Age of Veronese: Art and Interiors
The Age of Veronese: Art and Interiors

Thu 01 May 2014 10:30

4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Veronese is one of the greatest Venetian painters of the late Renaissance, renowned for his exceptional use of colour and for his mastery of illusionistic decorations.

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Anglo-Saxon Art and Design
Anglo-Saxon Art and Design

Fri 02 May 2014 11:00

10 WEEK SHORT COURSE: The period from the decline of the Roman Empire to the Norman Conquest is often called the ‘Dark Ages’. This misnomer gives the impression of a time where life is nasty, brutish and short, art is non-existent, and culture is in decline. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.

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An Audience with Shakespeare
An Audience with Shakespeare

Sat 03 May 2014 11:00

STUDY DAY: Join our speakers for a day at the playhouses in early 17th London.

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Sutton House to Willow Road: 400 Years of London's Historic Homes
Sutton House to Willow Road: 400 Years of London's Historic Homes

Tue 13 May 2014 14:00

NINE WEEK SHORT COURSE: Follow the development of London architecture and interiors from Tudor times to the Modernist movement.

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William Kent: Leaping the Fence
William Kent: Leaping the Fence

Sat 07 June 2014 10:30

STUDY DAY: Celebrate the extraordinary breadth of William Kent’s work as a designer in the 18th Century.

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Introducing Eileen Gray
Introducing Eileen Gray

Sat 07 June 2014 14:00

SEMINAR: Explore the work and legacy of Eileen Gray, one of the most important furniture designers and architects of the early 20th century.

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Moda Boutique: Italian Luxury Leisurewear
Moda Boutique: Italian Luxury Leisurewear

Sat 14 June 2014 10:30

STUDY DAY: Explore the unique contribution that Italian designers and makers have made to glamour and style on the slopes, beside the sea and even on the golf course.

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From Mainstream to Modern: William, Ben, and Winifred Nicholson
From Mainstream to Modern: William, Ben, and Winifred Nicholson

Sat 21 June 2014 10:30

STUDY DAY: The work of William, Ben and Winifred Nicholson spans three styles and generations, from Victorian to Modern.

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The English Country House
The English Country House

Tue 01 July 2014 11:00

4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: This course explores the architecture, interiors and decoration of the greatest country houses of England, ranging from the Medieval manor, to the Jacobean powerhouse, the Georgian mansion, and the Gothic Revival castle.

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Victorian London: High Culture and Low Life
Victorian London: High Culture and Low Life

Mon 21 July 2014 11:00

3 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Learn about the world-changing cultural, social and political history of the 19th century’s largest metropolis: London.

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Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Lucienne Day: In the Spirit of the Age (Paperback)

Lucienne Day: In the Spirit of the Age (Paperback)

This is the first in depth study to look at all aspects of the work of Lucienne Day, bringing together her work in textiles, wallpaper, carpets and ce…

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Event - Moda Boutique: Italian Luxury Leisurewear

Sat 14 June 2014 10:30

STUDY DAY: Explore the unique contribution that Italian designers and makers have made to glamour and style on the slopes, beside the sea and even on the golf course.

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