public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

Tickets are now on sale for an inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops.


Unfolded Textiles with Jule Waibel

Create your own folded garments and textiles in this unique workshop by textile designer Jule Waibel.

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The Visual Language of Protest

Join a panel of designers, artists and activists for a talk on the visual languages of protest.


Postmodernism Now: Politics, Culture, Context

This symposium investigates the revival of postmodernism, and what it might mean for our current political moment.


Start-up Essentials: Building a Website for Your Creative Start-Up

Learn the practical steps needed to build an effective, beautiful and functional website for your creative start-up.


Azzedine Alaïa: The Last Great Craftsman

Join leading voices in the fashion industry for a talk on the life and work of Azzedine Alaïa, chaired by fashion writer and critic Alexander Fury.

Walking Tour

Systems/Layers London 2018: A walkshop investigating networked urban space

Join writer and urbanist Adam Greenfield for a walkshop examining the networked city.


Corbynmania: Social media and Jeremy Corbyn

To coincide with Hope to Nope, this talk explores the role of social media, gifs and memes, in the rise of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.


Lyrical Design – Metahaven

Join Metahaven for their talk: Lyrical Design.

Members Late

Members Summer Social

The Design Museum is open late just for members. Celebrate with your fellow supporters and join the museum for exclusive evening access.


Digital Truths: Investigative Journalism and Open Data

Discover tools, tips and techniques for investigative journalism and designing with open data in this half-day workshop.

Summer school

Teacher Summer School

A three-day summer school offering expert advice from designers, makers and users to enrich your teaching. Learn new ways of making, new ways of working and new ways of thinking.

Development Day

Contextual and theoretical studies with The Design Museum

This development day will focus on making exhibitions a central medium to inspire contextual studies. Using the live case study of Hope to Nope, The Design Museum’s provocative political graphics exhibition, participants will nurture their skills in utilising exhibitions to inspire today’s learners in contextualisation.

This event is in collaboration with University Arts London (UAL)

Walking tour

Municipal Landscapes: A Celebration

Explore the design of post-war social housing estates and their value as a part of the urban environment.

Walking Tour

Design and the Housing Crisis

Join architect Chris Hildrey to explore how the built environment creates and provides solutions to homelessness in London.


Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

Join architecture historian Owen Hatherley in a talk exploring the condition of contemporary Europe, told through the landscapes of its cities.

Walking tour

Nightwalking with Matthew Beaumont

Join urbanist and writer Matthew Beaumont to discover the hidden aspects of London at night.

Health + Wellbeing class

Design Museum X Equinox Yoga

Start your morning with a 60 minute vinyasa yoga practice hosted by Equinox

Walking tour + Workshop

Air Walk with Citizen Sense

Join Citizen Sense for a walk and workshop exploring potential solutions to air-pollution in London.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum champions design and the impact it has on the world, while introducing you to the incredible people behind it. Find out more about the temporary exhibitions and more.

Get in touch

Please contact the Design Museum on +44 20 3862 5900 or the Bookings Office on +44 20 3862 5937 Monday to Friday (10:00 to 17:00). For enquiries outside of these hours, please submit an online enquiry.