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Workshops & Courses online

Whether you are looking to learn a new language or a new creative skill such as photography, calligraphy or illustration, there are some great online workshops and courses available from the cultural venues in South Kensington.

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Tailor-Made German Courses at the Goethe-Institut

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Online & Onsite
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Study German at the Goethe-Institut London with their tailor-made courses. Whether online in their virtual classrooms at your own pace or onsite in South Ken, choose your level from beginner to intermediate to advanced.

Create and Make At Home

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Enjoy a family Create and Make workshop at home. Colour, cut and build to create your own Design Museum exhibition. Colour, cut and build to create your own Design Museum exhibition. Bring the Design Museum to you by building your own furniture exhibition.

Young Design Museum

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Whether you’re looking for ideas to entertain the children, or are simply after some creative fun to fill an afternoon, check out the Young Design Museum strand. Bring the world of design to life through everyday materials and household objects.

Institut français: Learn French online

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Have you always wanted to learn French but never had the time? Or felt self-conscious amongst a group of strangers in a classroom? Well now you have no excuses! The Institut français has a dedicated team of native speakers who can teach you one-to-one - or even with a group of friends.

Online Learning at Goethe-Institut

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Learn German Online - anywhere, anytime and as part of a group! You will not be learning alone but in a small group of between six and 16 participants. The course will introduce you to the German language on the basis of everyday situations, and you will practice your German skills in various ways.

Professional Development at the V&A

Online & onsite
Daily: 10am-5:45pm - Friday: 10am–10pm
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Develop the professional skills you need to work in today's museum sector. Led by expert staff, these intensive part-time courses use V&A case studies to provide unique insights into our collections, work and best practice.

V&A Academy

Autumn 2022
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With V&A Academy, bring the richness and rigour of the museum into your home with online courses and practical workshops, or study in-person in at V&A South Kensington. Learn from world-leading experts with V&A Academy this autumn – last chance to book.

Spanish Art and Identity: 1800-2000

1st Nov-6th Dec
10:30am-1pm
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Between 1800 and 2000 Spain’s tumultuous history careered from an Enlightened period of Liberalism into more wars and eventually entry into the European Union. The course will consider how this fascinating history of an ever-changing national identity is reflected in the Art of the period.

Curating Fashion and Dress

1st Nov-6th Dec
1pm-4:30pm
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This course is a unique opportunity for cultural professionals who are interested in harnessing the V&A’s extensive expertise to develop their own fashion and dress curation skills. Participants will be taken through the whole curation process, from collecting to exhibiting.

The Atlas of Interior Design: 20th & 21st Century Homes

4th Nov-9th Dec
10am-1pm
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Celebrating some of the most original houses and apartments right across the globe, from Europe to Australasia and across the Americas, this adventure in design examines the work of a wide range of leading designers and architects along with the characterful rooms and residences that they have created.

Bauhaus

21st Feb-28th March
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This course tells the story of the Bauhaus, the twentieth century’s most influential school of art and design. Its curriculum became a blueprint for later design education and its stellar practitioners created a canon of modernist products in all fields of visual art.

In Practice: Watercolour Techniques with Leo Crane

14th March
2pm-3:30pm
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From medieval miniatures to Turner, Constable and Hockney, you will discover how artists over the centuries have conjured mood and movement with the lively and luminous medium of watercolour.

In Practice: Visible Mending with Restoration London

10th Jan
6pm-7:30pm
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Using traditional Sashiko and Boro stitching, Hannah will show you how to turn a tear into something beautiful and unique, and share the skills and techniques needed to breathe new life into damaged garments.