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.

Open Studio - Matthew Raw: Ceramics Resident
Open Studio - Matthew Raw: Ceramics Resident
Free entry

Wed 15 October 2014–Sat 13 December 2014

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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Meet Exhibition Road drawing resident, Liam O'Connor
Meet Exhibition Road drawing resident, Liam O'Connor
Free entry

Fri 17 October 2014–Sat 25 October 2014

SPECIAL EVENT: As part of The Big Draw, come and meet Liam O’Connor, our artist in residence who uses drawing as a starting point to document the progress of our Exhibition Road building site.

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Printing workshop with artist in residence, Noemi Niederhauser
Printing workshop with artist in residence, Noemi Niederhauser
Free entry

Wed 29 October 2014–Thu 30 October 2014

SPECIAL EVENT: Help Noemi create new shapes, patterns and designs inspired by a textile piece in our collection. Using everyday materials you’ll get the chance to make your own stamp and take home the prints you create.

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Animating the Fables with artist in residence, Rudy Hartt
Animating the Fables with artist in residence, Rudy Hartt

Sun 02 November 2014 10:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Multidisciplinary graphic designer Rudy Hartt plans to embark on a new adventure! During his Speed Residency at the V&A, he will reimagine Aesop’s Fables, a collection of tales that have been passed down through the millennia.

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Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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