The Victoria & Albert Museum present a new 6-week evening course covering an overview of the history of the medium of photography, encompassing works by a broad array of historical and contemporary practitioners. View up-close some of the original works in the museum’s vast collection from landscapes, portraiture and fashion imagery to contemporary camera-less photography and photobooks. Led by V&A experts; Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs and Susanna Brown, Curator of Photographs, the course will give you access to behind-the-scenes areas of the museum and the opportunity to learn about the research, conservation and storage techniques that contribute to producing major exhibitions.
The course will run every Tuesday evening from 18.30 – 20.30 for 6 weeks with a half term break on October 24th.
More information can be found here
Photo: Albumen print from wet collodion-on-glass negative by Hawarden, Clementina Viscountess, ca. 1864 (photographed) © Victoria & Albert Museum, London