Professional development course
Curating Fashion and Dress 2020

Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 17 January 2020

  • Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 17 January 2020

  • Seminar Room 2, V&A South Kensington

  • Course price £1,500.00

  • Call +44 (0)20 7942 2000 to book

    9.00 – 17.30, Monday-Sunday (closed 24-26 December)

The V&A’s Fashion collection is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, attracting millions of visitors. Through a series of talks, hands-on workshops and behind-the-scenes tours, this one-week intensive course will guide you through how best to develop, manage and conserve your own fashion and dress collection. Delivered by V&A fashion curators and conservators, this course is a unique opportunity for museum professionals to develop their own fashion and dress curation skills and to build a strong international peer network with other museum professionals.

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We are thrilled to be able to share our knowledge and insight in this field with many museum colleagues from around the world through this course. Dr Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A

Course Overview

This course offers a comprehensive insight into the V&A’s Fashion and Dress collections. You will be guided through the whole curation process, from collecting, to conservation and mounting, to ensure best practice can be applied to your own collections. All teaching is delivered by experts from the V&A and includes both talks and hands-on workshops to suit different styles of learning. You will also be invited to share real examples of projects from your institution that can be developed during and after the course.


Please email with your completed application form which can be found by clicking the 'Download Programme' link above.

This course is open to museum professionals with responsibilities related to fashion/dress collections. Late applications will be considered until 12pm, Wednesday 8 January 2020. Contact for more information.

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Professional development course: Curating Fashion and Dress 2020

13 January 2020 - 17 January 2020


Call to book +44 (0)20 7942 2000

Need help enrolling? Talk to the admissions team:

+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)