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Posted on 14 Nov

Post 16 Trip to the Victoria & Albert Museum

The Art department took their post 16 students on a trip to the V&A to see both the Opera, Power and Politics and the Balenciaga fashion exhibitions. Students also had some free time to explore the various collections at the V&A, encouraging them to find inspiration from a wider range of sources.

“There were so many different types of artworks; there was something for everyone to enjoy. The trip has given me inspiration for my Textiles and Graphics courses, I have lots of new ideas for responses and techniques I could use.” Kate Year 13 Textiles and Graphic Communication.

“I decided to visit the Balenciaga exhibition while on a school trip to the V&A.  Seeing this work has given me new inspiration for the direction of my Textiles coursework.” Emmie Year 13 Textiles and Graphic Communication.

“The V&A was a great day out! I enjoyed the Opera, Power and Politics exhibition and the architecture throughout the museum. I have been inspired by some of the work and this has given me ideas for how to develop my own.” Louis Year 12 Graphic Communication.

“The V&A was an inspiring trip that will help me progress my own work further. The Opera, Power and Politics exhibition was really interesting and I particularly liked some of the historical graphics used to advertise Opera.” Ryan Year 12 Graphic Communication.

Miss Sullivan
Art & Design Technology Teacher

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