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Inside the Museum: The V&A’s Museum Skills Course
25 September @ 10:30 - 15:30£1250
Considering a career in galleries and museums? New to the heritage sector and looking to expand your range of skills and experience? Drawing on the expertise of staff from across the V&A, this comprehensive course offers a combination of taught sessions and behind the scenes access. Using V&A case studies, you will gain an insight into the workings of the museum, offering inspiration and guidance in defining your career.
This twelve week part-time course features a combination of taught sessions and behind the scenes access to the V&A’s collections and practitioners. Drawing upon case studies conducted in the museum, individual sessions will be taught by Specialist V&A staff and will explore the internal workings of the V&A – winner of the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016.
Session topics will include: collections management, research, learning and interpretation, public programming, marketing, exhibitions, and audience engagement.
The dates of this course are: Wednesday 25 Sept, Wednesday 2 Oct, Wednesday 9 Oct, Wednesday 16 Oct, Wednesday 23 October, Wednesday 30 October (First term) & Wednesday 13 Nov, Wednesday 20 Nov, Wednesday 27 Nov, Wednesday 4 Dec, Wednesday 11 Dec, Wednesday 18 Dec (Second term).