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The Research Department plays a central role in the Museum's efforts to improve access to and understanding of its collections.
Information about projects involving V&A staff and collections
Annual summaries of research activity at the V&A
Our 2-year postgraduate course, offered with the Royal College of Art
Tips for working on everything from Shakespeare to Bowie and beyond
The V&A has a number of study rooms where additional material from the collections can be viewed.
V&A Members enjoy a wealth of benefits, including free entry to exhibitions, previews, exciting events and the V&A Members’ Room. In addition, you will be supporting the vital work of the V&A.
Join Curator Helen Persson and Research Assistant Lucia Savi as they discuss the displays that explore the obsession with shoes and their cultural importance as identifiers of status, privilege and sexual preference.