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In the past 160 years technological and political events have changed what was possible and what was desirable in dress and now we live in a world of ever-changing, throw-away fashion.
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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.
Learn wherever, whenever. With V&A Academy Online, you can log in to view lectures live and pose your questions in the Q&A, or view the recording later in your own time. Download lecture notes, copies of the slides, and additional study materials from our secure learning environment. Then join the conversation: share your perspective with your fellow students, and support each other in your further enquiries outside of class time.
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Jennifer Wearden was Senior Curator of Textiles in the Department of Furniture, Textiles & Fashion until 2005. With experience of the textile industry in Lancashire and 28 years working with the textile collection in the V&A, she has also written several popular V&A books including ‘Iranian Textiles’ and ‘Dress in Detail from around the World’.
These have been most interesting and thought provoking sessions. Inspired to learn more. Thank you Jennifer! Previous student, Autumn Term 2020
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.
22 April 2021 - 8 July 2021
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Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)