Short course
V&A Uncovered: Collections and Curators (Part 1)

Friday 21 September 2018 - Friday 30 November 2018

  • Friday 21 September 2018 - Friday 30 November 2018

  • Seminar Room 5

  • Course price £380.00 - £472.00

  • +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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

Led by V&A Curators, past and present, as well as leading experts in the field, gain unprecedented insight into our collections. Part 1 includes a visit to the Clothworkers’ Centre and V&A storage facility at Blythe House, alongside lectures exploring jewellery, fashion and furniture. Part 2 of this course will begin in January 2019. It is possible to book both or each as individual terms.

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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.

I loved getting an overview of the V&A, and the chance to start to understand how and why galleries were arranged as they are. I also loved the infectious enthusiasm of the curators! 2017/8 course student

Course Overview

This course explores the V&A through its Curators and Collections in a combination of lectures, gallery visits, studio trips, and handling sessions. Discover more about the Museum and its vast collections including fashion, metalwork, photography, sculpture, and much more.


Further information

• This course has a Half Term break on 26 October • 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 (Part 1)

21 September 2018 - 30 November 2018

£380.00 - £472.00

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)