Special event Saturday, 12 January 2019

The Sackler Lecture 2019: The Emotional Power of Games in Education

This year’s lecture will be given by Brenda Romero the BAFTA award-winning game designer, Fulbright recipient, entrepreneur, artist, writer and creative director.

  • Saturday, 12 January 2019

  • Hochhauser Auditorium

  • Free event

    Includes wine reception.

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Brenda Romero will be looking at how games can be used as a powerful tool to educate when teaching difficult subject matters. Following the lecture, Romero will be joined by Marie Foulston, Curator of Videogames and Kristian Volsing , Research Curator of Videogames and Elizabeth Galvin, Team Leader, Digital Programmes for a panel discussion which will be Chaired by Dr. Helen Chairman, Director of Learning and National Programmes.

The Sackler Lecture celebrates the power of museum learning. With support by the Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation, the V&A invites a pioneering thought leader in the field of design to share their ideas for how it can be a catalyst for discovering the world.