Visit: RIBA Drawings Collection at the V&A


The visit will start with an introductory talk on the history of the RIBA Drawings Collection by curator, Charles Hind. We will then look at a selection of Victorian drawings from the collection, including several by Alfred Waterhouse for the Natural History Museum. We will move across to the Museum where Susan Pugh, the curator, will talk about the exterior and we will then visit the Great Hall.

Charles Hind is Chief Curator and H J Heinz Curator of Drawings at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He had previously worked at the British Library, Sotheby’s and the Macmillan Dictionary of Art. He is also an architectural historian with a particular interest in Andrea Palladio, 18th-19th century British architecture and the history of collecting architectural drawings since the Renaissance.

Susan Pugh is a Curator of the Drawings & Archives Collections at the RIBA. She specialises in 19th century British architecture.

Image: Natural History Museum – London, photo by jhlau — a.canvas.of.light (Creative Commons)

Ticket Price: £20
Date: October 21st, 2024
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, Exhibition Road - View on map