Visit to the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum [Event Ref. No. TG1V/NAL]
The National Art Library is a public reference library for material relating to fine and decorative arts, as well as the art, craft and design of the book.
Subjects covered include prints, drawings and paintings, furniture and woodwork, textiles, costume, ceramics, glass, metalwork, sculpture, and information about individual artists. Types of material include rare books, unique items like Artists’ Books, and unusual items like auction house sale catalogues and other ephemera related to the art world.
We will have a behind-the-scenes tour around the library, which is housed within the V&A itself, and then view some treasures from the Special Collections.
Please view the following website for more information:
This visit is free of charge.
To reserve a space please use our online booking form or email the administrator via firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that there are limited places available for this visit.
Meeting details: Please arrive ten minutes before the visit is due to start and enter the Exhibition Road entrance for the Sackler Centre Groups Reception area. Please deposit bags in the lockers provided as large bags cannot be taken in. The cpd25 Organiser Samantha Halford will meet you in the reception area.