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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:

More information about the ongoing Photography Centre FuturePlan project, including Phase Two, can be found here:

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


Friday Late in collaboration with i-D

26 October, 18:30-22:00

More information can be found here:

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:

Further information about all the events taking place as part of the Photography Spotlight can be found here:

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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