public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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

London Design Festival 2017

The Design Museum will be taking part in this year’s London Design Festival which celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. Now in its fifteenth year, the Festival will be returning to venues and institutions across the city between the 16-24 September 2017.

Find out more about the programme of installations and talks happening around the museum.

An Introduction to 3D Printing

In the past few years 3D printing has gone from being an expensive industrial tool to an accessible new technology. Learn how to create your own 3D printed object in this introductory course.

The Future of Health

Join the Design Museum to explore how smart technology is transforming healthcare and our relationship to the human body, in partnership with Imperial College London.

Communicating in a Post-Verbal World

How are Snapchat, Instagram and the emoji affecting the way we communicate? This talk investigates…

What is Freedom? Cultural Salon

What does it mean to be free? The event gives you the opportunity to discuss and explore freedom with cutting edge thinkers of our time: philosophers, designers, artists and scientists.

Design Museum x Equinox Yoga

In celebration of International Yoga Month, join the Design Museum for a 60 minute vinyasa yoga session with mindful movement and meditative breathwork set to a classical music backdrop in the inspiring museum atrium.

In Partnership with Equinox

Colour in Architecture and Interiors

Explore how different architects and designers use colour — and why.

Digits2Widgets Studio Visit

Join an exclusive tour of Digits2Widgets studio to discover the potential of 3D technology.

Members only event

‘The Founder Files’ with Ajaz Ahmed

Join Ajaz Ahmed as he shares the story of his entrepreneurial journey building renowned digital agency, AKQA. In partnership with Creative Entrepreneurs.

The Antidote: Food Design Workshop

Create your own recipes and remedies for contemporary life with food-design studio Arabeschi di Latte.

Startup Essentials with Creative Entrepreneurs

How do you turn a creative idea into a successful business? Discover the basics in starting up a business on this practical course.

In Conversation: Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

Join these award-winning architects in a talk about their practice and approach to designing buildings in cities.

Four Walls and a Roof

What is it like to work as an architect in 2017? Join architect and OMA partner Reinier de Graaf, as he discusses the key driving factors defining this complex profession today.

Seaweed Matters

Explore the potential of seaweed as a biomaterial with renowned design studio Ma-tt-er. Create your own natural dyes, before making your own rug with a seaweed fibre.

Designer Maker User BSL Tour

Join this British Sign Language tour exploring the Design Museum’s permanent exhibition, Designer Maker User.

Beazley Designs of the Year Multisensory Tour

A multisensory tour of the tenth Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition, exploring some of the best design projects of the past twelve months.

Fashion Activism

In the wake of a challenging political climate, join a discussion on fashion, activism and identity.

Architectural Yoga

Join this unique class and be guided through a sequence of yoga postures that explore specific architectural features of the museum.

Ferrari: The Race to Immortality

Don’t miss this exclusive screening of Daryl Goodrich’s debut documentary, exploring the loves and losses, triumphs and tragedy of the 1950s, the era that shook the motor racing world.

Being Human: Interior Design with Ilse Crawford

Hosted at Studioilse’s London studio, investigate how interior design can enhance and support our own interaction, behaviours and attitudes.

The Design Museum Market

Browse for one-off unique gifts from a beautiful selection of jewellery, ceramics, glassware, textiles and homeware products in time for Christmas.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location in Kensington. The new address is 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG.

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.