Short course
V&A Uncovered: Collections and Curators

Thursday 26 September 2019 - Thursday 5 December 2019

  • Thursday 26 September 2019 - Thursday 5 December 2019

  • Seminar Room 1

  • Course price £380.00 - £472.00

  • +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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

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Led by V&A staff, past and present, gain unprecedented insight into our history, collections, exhibitions and displays. Lectures, gallery tours and handling sessions will bring to life topics including ceramics, fashion, jewellery and sculpture. You will also get the chance to go behind the scenes, with a visit to the V&A stores at Blythe House.

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Jenny Phelan

V&A Academy Programme Manager, Courses 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.

Very informative subject matter, and delivered by authoritative speakers. This is the best thing I've done all year! 2018/2019 Short 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 ten weeks, this course will delve into the history of the V&A, including exhibitions, collections and displays, through the lens of the museum’s Curators.


Course tickets will be available for priority booking for V&A Members from 9.30am Monday 6 May 2019. General booking will open on 9.30am Monday 13 May 2019, subject to availability.

This course has a Half Term break on 24 Oct • Refreshments served • Price reductions available for Seniors (60+), jobseekers (ES40 holders) and registered disabled people

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Short course: V&A Uncovered: Collections and Curators

26 September 2019 - 5 December 2019

£380.00 - £472.00

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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)