Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Come along to our residency events to meet our current artists and designers in residence - whether you have a specialised interest in their practice, want to know more about their residency, or just keen to see how a contemporary artist works. We have a packed programme of free drop-in open studios and gallery demonstrations alongside workshops or activities especially for audiences such as schools, families, Members and young people, that may need booking in advance. All information can be found below.

Community Artist in Residence: Constantine Gras
Community Artist in Residence: Constantine Gras

Sat 07 February 2015–Sun 08 February 2015

OPEN STUDIOS: Our first ever artist in residence based outside the Museum, Constantine presents film, photography, drawing and clay work made in collaboration with the community of North Kensington around the themes of architecture and regeneration.

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Open Studios: Liam O'Connor - Exhibition Rd Drawing Resident
Open Studios: Liam O'Connor - Exhibition Rd Drawing Resident

Sat 07 February 2015–Sat 07 March 2015

OPEN STUDIOS: Visit Liam in his studio and see how he uses drawing as a starting point to document the progress of our Exhibition Road building site.

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Open Studios: Matthew Raw - Ceramics
Open Studios: Matthew Raw - Ceramics

Wed 18 February 2015–Wed 11 March 2015

OPEN STUDIO: Visit Matthew in his studio to find out more about his residency, see work in progress and learn about his practice and techniques as an early-career ceramicist.

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The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

The Museum of Childhood traces the history of childhood through some of the museum's most cherished objects. The book reveals how children have played…

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