Evening course
History of Photography

Tuesday 2 October 2018 - Tuesday 27 November 2018

  • Tuesday 2 October 2018 - Tuesday 27 November 2018

  • Prints & Drawings Study Room

  • Course price £299.00 - £398.00

  • +44 (0)20 7942 2000

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

The V&A has been acquiring photographs since the 1850's and the collection has grown to be one of the largest and most important in the world. Coinciding with the opening of our new Photography Centre, this course will present an overview of the history of the medium, taught by the team of specialists who care for this diverse collection. During sessions in the Prints & Drawings Study Room, you will have the opportunity to view up-close magnificent original works not currently on display, from rare early treasures by the inventors of photography to twentieth century masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary pictures.

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Course Leaders Martin Barnes and Susanna Brown

The course will be led by Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs and Susanna Brown, Curator of Photographs. They care for this world-class collection, make new acquisitions, research and write about the collection, as well as curating many displays and major exhibitions at the V&A.

I thoroughly enjoyed the quality, content and diversity of the evening courses 2017/18 Course Student
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Further information

• Refreshments served • Price reductions available for Seniors (60+), jobseekers (ES40 holders) and registered disabled people

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Evening course: History of Photography

2 October 2018 - 27 November 2018

£299.00 - £398.00

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)