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The course will reveal the history of Western jewellery from the Middle Ages till today and give insight into the personal significance of jewellery and how fashions in dress and international art movements were inspirational for the designs.
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V&A Academy Online art history courses bring you all the richness and rigour of the V&A through an easy-to-use platform built with the latest Microsoft technology.
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Beatriz Chadour-Sampson is an international jewellery historian, author and lecturer. She was consultant curator to the redesigning of the William and Judith Bollinger JewelleryGallery and guest curator of the ‘Pearls’ exhibition at the V&A. Today she continues to be the curator of the Alice and Louis Koch Collection.
The online format is excellent. It allows me to participate live when I can but not miss out if I cannot. I am a big fan of this new format and have signed up for two further courses next term Autumn 2020 Online Course Participant
V&A Academy Online courses are built using the latest Microsoft software. Tune in to expert lectures live, or catch up later on demand. Download handouts and presentations. Join the discussion in a secure, closed class environment, wherever you are.
23 April 2021 - 28 May 2021
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Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)