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Individual supporters are vital in securing the future of our successful exhibitions and education programmes. There are several ways that you can choose to donate to the Museum, whether you join as a Member or become part of The Design Circle the museum is grateful for all the support it receives from generous individuals, we hope you will be inspired to join us.
The Design Circle
The Design Circle offers individuals an opportunity to get closer to the museum. Design Circle members come together to discover, debate and celebrate design with like-minded individuals through a programme of exclusive events and opportunities. The Design Circle make a huge difference, helping the museum to champion the future, nurture and support some of the world’s best talent, inspire audiences and to be the world’s leading museum dedicated to contemporary design and architecture.
An insight into the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary design
Free unlimited entry for you and a guest
Tailored events programme offering unique access to the design world
Invitations to private views, the Designs of the Year awards and an annual Design Circle Dinner
Personal acknowledgement in the museum and on our website
Design Circle news by email
10% Discount in the shop
£650 benefit, plus £350 voluntary donation
Meet the architects and designers shaping the future
You will receive all the benefits offered to Design Patrons plus;
Free unlimited entry for you and up to three guests
Personal curator led tour for you and up to 10 guests
Invitation to the annual Design Debate with industry experts and leading designers
Priority hire of Design Museum spaces
Complimentary exhibition catalogues
£850 benefit, plus £4,150 voluntary donation
Discover the international design scene and get exclusive access to inspiring designers.
Design Benefactors enjoy a close relationship with the museum benefiting from exclusive access to the Director, designers and the design industry. The Design Museum invites you to discover contemporary design and emerging talent through a range of exclusive experiences and events.
£950 benefit, plus £9,050 voluntary donation