Exhibitions for Hire

Find out more about the diverse range of exhibitions available to tour to UK and international venues. The Design Museum’s touring programme was founded in 2002 to bring design exhibitions to museum visitors around the world – from technology to fashion, the exhibitions cover all design disciplines.

Touring Programme Overview

Download an overview of all available touring exhibitions. The Design Museum is currently developing its future touring programme, please contact us to find out about forthcoming exhibitions not listed here.

In the Making

Unveiling the beauty of the unfinished object, curated by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith

A unique and immersive window to the world of Paul Smith.

A Century of Chairs

75 chairs from the Design Museum’s collection representing the last 100 years of design.

Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the exhibition explores Moscow as it was imagined by a bold generation of architects and designers in the 1920s and 1930s.

NEW OLD: Designing for our Future Selves

Featuring special design commissions, the exhibition explores the potential for design and designers to enhance the experience of our later lives and crate new solutions for demographic change.

Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour

Drawing on years of research, designer Hella Jongerius presents an installation-based exhibition that takes a deeper look at the way colour behaves, exploring shapes, materials, shadows and reflections.


“Designed in California” is the new “Made in Italy”. While California’s mid-century modernism is well documented, this is the first survey exhibition to examine its more recent influence on design.