Workshops Past event Thursday, 22 April 2021 – Thursday, 8 July 2021

V&A Virtual Classroom: Secondary - 20th Century Design (Summer 2021)

This virtual session delivered by a designer-educator will allow students to explore key 20th century design movements: Art Deco, Modernism and Postmodernism and develop research and visual literacy skills.

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Past Event

Suitable for KS3, 4 & 5, students will analyse, document and interpret 20th Century design objects from the Museum’s collection. Students will be encouraged to work outside their comfort zone and allow spontaneity to play a part in the drawing process. The activities are a form of ideas generation, encouraging the students to view their sketchbooks as a place to experiment and develop individual designs. Please use your school email to book onto one of these sessions for your class.
Available: Selected Thursdays until 15 July 2021
Timing: 60 minutes beginning at 15.30
Cost: FREE
Capacity: 1 class per session (maximum 25 students)

By the end of the session your students will have:

- Developed research skills and knowledge of key 20th century designers and movements, including Art Deco,
Modernism and Postmodernism

- Focused on sketchbook practice and creative processes

- developed visual literacy and observational and critical analysis skills.

Following an automated booking confirmation, you will receive an email from the Schools Team with your unique joining link and further information. Please book with your school email. We do not accept bookings from third party providers. Due to the current situation Virtual Classroom sessions are only open to UK schools. International schools can sign up to our e -newsletter for more information on upcoming programmes.

As we have a limited number of sessions and would like to give as many schools an opportunity to engage in our virtual programme, we request that you book a maximum of one session per term.
There will be a cancellation fee of £50 per session cancelled within two weeks of the session date.

Background image: Model B3 Club Chair, armchair of nickel-plated tubular steel & red canvas, Marcel Breuer, 1927, © Victoria & Albert Museum, London