Young people

Our inspiring programme of events for young people aged 13 – 24 focusses on art, design, fashion, digital media, performance and architecture. Working alongside a variety of talented artists and designers, we run hugely popular workshops, courses, career-focussed events and free festivals designed to encourage creativity and develop skills.

Create! Workshops

Create! Workshops

Hands-on, creative sessions for young people aged 13 – 19 covering everything from designing, making and firing your own ceramics to developing a three-dimensional architectural model. Working alongside professional artists and designers and taking inspiration from our incredible building and collections, you'll gain career insight and develop new skills.

CreateVoice

CreateVoice

This friendly, informal and diverse group of 16 – 24 year olds aims to open up the Museum and its collections to other young people in exciting and interactive ways. Join them to help co-curate events, contribute to creative projects, lead tours of the galleries, write for the blog, and attend free workshops and training.

For more information or to get involved email create@vam.ac.uk

CreateFutures

CreateFutures

An extensive programme of free events for young people and community groups, aged 16 – 24, who are not in education, employment or training. Working with professional artists and designers, you'll gain and develop new skills, knowledge and qualifications.

For more information or to get involved email create@vam.ac.uk

Saturday Club

Saturday Club

We are hosting the first museum-based National Art & Design Saturday Club. Nominated students, aged 14 – 16, from local schools will spend 14 weeks at the V&A receiving free tuition, attending a masterclass with a high profile artist or designer, and taking part in an annual exhibition to celebrate their achievements.

For more information or to get involved email create@vam.ac.uk

V&A Samsung digital classroom

V&A Samsung digital classroom

Work with leading digital artists, designers and studios to experience everything from making wearable technology and 3D printed jewellery to designing video games and virtual reality using cutting-edge technology. Hear the professionals' top tips for getting started in digital industries. Sessions take place in the galleries in our mobile classroom.

This exciting series of workshops for 16 – 19-year-olds helps them to prepare for careers in the creative industries.

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