Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 14 July 2014
YEAR COURSE: Explore the great design movements, practice and practitioners associated with the twentieth centuries and discover the background to their genesis in the events that began around the year 1900.
Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 16 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.00-15.30Booking info
Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 06 January 2014
YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilisations of
China, Korea and Japan.
Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 21 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30
Tue 17 September 2013–Tue 08 July 2014
YEAR COURSE: Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change.
Tuesdays, 17 September 2013 - 8 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30
Wed 18 September 2013–Wed 09 July 2014
YEAR COURSE: Study the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque, focussing on Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands and England.
Wednesdays, 18 September 2013 - 9 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30
Thu 19 September 2013–Thu 10 July 2014
YEAR COURSE: Gain a unique perspective on European art during one of its most dynamic periods and consider the impact of political and social change on taste patronage and the art market.
Thursdays, 19 September 2013 - 10 July 2014 (over 3 terms) 11.10-15.30
Fri 20 September 2013–Fri 28 March 2014
YEAR COURSE: Celebrate the Museum's world-class early Medieval collection.
Fridays, 20 September 2013 - 11 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30
Fri 08 November 2013–Fri 24 January 2014
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Discover the art and design of the Edwardian period, an era that combined wild extravagance, severe poverty, and radical changes in politics and society.Booking info
Fri 10 January 2014 10:30
8 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore the fascinating history of European furniture, using objects, resources and expertise featured in the V&A’s furniture gallery, the only gallery in the world that is devoted to a comprehensive display of
furniture from 1500 to the present day.
Tue 14 January 2014 11:00
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Women have been making art since Antiquity, but their contribution to the principal movements of art and design is still comparatively little known. This course examines the social and historical forces that have shaped womens’ experiences and work.Booking info
Wed 15 January 2014 10:30
8 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Discover more about the Byzantine Empire, ruled from its capital, Constantinople (present day
Istanbul) for over a thousand years, from its foundation by the Emperor Constantine in 330, until its fall to the Ottomans in 1453.
Wed 15 January 2014 14:00
10 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Discover the delights of Art Deco, the most distinctive of inter-war, international styles.Booking info
Thu 23 January 2014 11:00
20 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Following the success of last year’s course, we are offering an expanded and more detailed version that explores the history of British art through close examination of examples held in the V&A’s unrivalled
collection of paintings, drawings and prints.
Sat 08 March 2014 11:00
STUDY DAY: Art Nouveau was the first international decorative style of the modern age.Booking info
Fri 21 March 2014 11:00
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Shakespeare is, without doubt, the most produced playwright in British Theatre. His plays form the cornerstone of the classical repertoire. This course will look at how Shakespeare’s plays have survived onstage.Booking info
Sat 22 March 2014 14:00
SEMINAR: Rising to prominence during the 1951 Festival of Britain, Robin and Lucienne Day transformed post-war design in the 1950s and 1960s.
Tue 29 April 2014 10:30
8 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore London at one of its most dynamic and colourful periods, when the city was expanding
rapidly and becoming a leading centre of trade with the rest of the world.
Wed 30 April 2014 11:00
6 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Between 1000 and 1500 AD, the Mediterranean was encircled by Islamic states. Explore the wealth of artistic production and how it circulated across the Islamic Mediterranean.Booking info
Thu 01 May 2014 10:30
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Veronese is one of the greatest Venetian painters of the late Renaissance, renowned for his exceptional use of colour and for his mastery of illusionistic decorations.Booking info
Fri 02 May 2014 10:30
10 WEEK SHORT COURSE: The period from the decline of the Roman Empire to the Norman Conquest is often called the ‘Dark Ages’. This misnomer gives the impression of a time where life is nasty, brutish and short, art is non-existent, and culture is in decline. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Tue 01 July 2014 11:00
4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: This course explores the architecture, interiors and decoration of the greatest country houses of England, ranging from the Medieval manor, to the Jacobean powerhouse, the Georgian mansion, and the Gothic Revival castle.Booking info