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V&A Photography Centre: a message from the curatorial team

The photographs section at the V&A Museum have issued a newsletter following the launch of the Photography Centre.

We are delighted to be in touch with an update about the exciting activity that has been taking place at the V&A these past months.

 Phase One of the V&A Photography Centre is now open. To mark this occasion, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge undertook her first visit to the V&A as Royal Patron on 10 October, ahead of the Centre’s public opening on 12 October.

 More information about Phase One and the inaugural display in the Photography Centre, Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital, can be found here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/blog/news/our-new-photography-centre-is-now-open

More information about the ongoing Photography Centre FuturePlan project, including Phase Two, can be found here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/futureplan

The opening of the Photography Centre kick-started a month-long Photography Spotlight at the museum. Highlights include:

SNAP

Friday Late in collaboration with i-D

26 October, 18:30-22:00

More information can be found here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/friday-late

Collecting Photography/Photography as Collecting

V&A Conference

16-17 November, 10:30-17:00

More information, including a draft programme, can be found here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/BGnX1K7a/collecting-photography-photogr...

Further information about all the events taking place as part of the Photography Spotlight can be found here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/photography-spotlight:2018

We hope many of you will be able to visit the Photography Centre soon and look forward to hearing your thoughts as we work towards Phase Two.

With best wishes,

V&A Photographs Section

Martin Barnes, Susanna Brown, Marta Weiss, Catherine Troiano, Rachael Chambers, Erika Lederman, Dan Cox, Marie-Kathrin Blanck and Lydia Caston.

Image: the new photography galleries on their first public open day.  

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