museum visit

The Story of Design & Food @ the V & A

The Story of Design & Food @ the V & A

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Hi, my name is Corinne. I’m a design curator with a background in art, design, and architecture, and have a passion for food. I trained as an artist in New York and London, then as a designer and curator in the Netherlands. I love passing on my knowledge and enthusiasm of these subjects to others. I have been a curator at the Royal Institute of British Architects, a tour guide at Whitechapel…
Corinne
Corinne
Corinne
Corinne

What we’ll do

If you love food and are curious about the collections of the V&A then this tour is for you! I am currently writing a book about design and food to be published in 2020, and will take you through some of the fascinating objects in the collection that contribute to this history. We’ll look back to the beauty of ancient ceramics in Asia, the ironware of cauldron cooking and scullery maids, the…

What else you should know

If you can't find us you may contact me to find the group! If you are leaving items in the cloakroom please do so before the tour departs.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
The tour will conclude with tea and a scone with clotted cream and jam, eaten in the period rooms of their café.

What to bring

Your imagination and curiosity, an appetite for afternoon tea! Portable stools are available at the museum as well as water fountains. If you are leaving items in the cloakroom please do so before the tour departs.
Corinne
museum visit
New experience
₹3,230 per person
New experience
₹3,230 per person