Ruby Hodgson is the Collections Move Team Manager for the Blythe House Decant. In this role she oversees the audit and assessment of 260,000 objects and 350,000 library items stored at Blythe House, before they are packed to move to the new Collections and Research Centre at V&A East. She was previously the Collections Management Assistant for the Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion.
Prior to joining the V&A Ruby worked in the wardrobe departments of the English National Opera, Sadler’s Wells and Shakespeare’s Globe. She is a graduate of MSc Museum Studies with Dress and Textile Histories at University of Glasgow, and BA Costume Construction from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.