Short course
The V&A: Collections and Curators

Friday 22 September 2017 - Friday 23 March 2018

  • Friday 22 September 2017 - Friday 23 March 2018

  • Seminar Room 5

  • Course price £625.00 - £1,435.00

  • Call +44 (0)20 7942 2000 to book

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

This course explores the V&A through its Curators and Collections in a combination of lectures, gallery visits, studio trips, and handling sessions. Led by V&A Curators, past and present, as well as leading experts in the field, join us to discover more about the Museum and its collections including fashion, metalwork, photography, sculpture, and much more.

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Jenny Phelan

Course Leader Jenny Phelan

Jenny Phelan studied History of Art and Architecture at Trinity College Dublin and Museum Studies at UCL. She has worked in a number of large institutions around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Ireland. Jenny programmes adult courses at the V&A including Year, Short, Evening and Weekend courses.

This course was so rewarding! I have done about eight courses over the past five years and this was the best. Thanks to all the Curators for taking part. 2016/17 V&A Collections and Curators Course Student

Course Overview

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection spans two thousand years of art in virtually every medium from across the world. Visitors to the Museum encounter a treasure trove of amazing and beautiful objects. Over two terms, this course will delve into the history of the V&A and its collections.

Running in the autumn from 22 September - 15 December 2017 and in the spring from 12 January - 23 March 2018 with no half terms. Term tickets will be available 4 weeks before the course is due to start.

£1435 for two terms, £1292 over 60s, £1150 concessions
£855 per term, £770 over 60s, £625 concessions
(concessions are available for ES40 holders and registered disabled people)


Explore the subjects you love

Delve deeper into the subjects you love in a group who share your passion, and enjoy guided access to the V&A collections with expert tutors and lecturers. Refreshments served on arrival each day.

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Short course: The V&A: Collections and Curators

22 September 2017 - 23 March 2018

£625.00 - £1,435.00

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)