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Talks and events

The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location in Kensington. Tickets now on sale for an inspiring programme of talks and events.

The Sunday Sketch

Each month there is an expert illustrator on hand to lead you through a range of drawing activities in the Design Museum, from architectural drawing to studies of objects in the collection.

An Evening with Paul Smith

Join the Design Museum for an inspirational talk and book signing by world renowned fashion designer Paul Smith, hosted by Design Museum Directors Alice Black and Deyan Sudjic.

The new Design Museum touch tour

A multi-sensory tour of the new Design Museum for blind and partially sighted visitors.

DESIGN DIRECTIONS: Strategies for Synthesising Complexity

How does design happen? Anthony Vidler, Liza Fior, Siv Helene Stangeland, Nigel Coates and Madelon Vriesendorp present five methodologies, hosted by the London School of Architecture and Drawing Matter.

The new Design Museum BSL tour

The Design Museum provides a British Sign Language (BSL) tour of the new Design Museum for deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

The Annual Designers in Residence Symposium 2017

This annual symposium for university students will foster a learning exchange with design students and graduates with the current Designers in Residence

The Fear and Love Salon

The Fear and Love salon, curated by Philosophy For All, invites you to debate fear and love and an ever changing future with some of the most innovative thinkers of today.

Imagine Moscow: Lectures on Russian design

An evening course exploring the history of Russian modernity, propaganda, work and play and new frontiers in Russian design. Delivered in partnership with GRAD Gallery.

Support like no other

In a world where it’s possible to learn a craft through YouTube or diagnose your symptoms through google, this talk examines how we learn and create in the 21st century.

Design on Film: Revolution

Author and academic Christopher Frayling interviews Revolution film-maker Margy Kimmoth and curators Eszter Steierhoffer and Dr Natalia Murray. The event includes a screening of her film Revolution and a preview to the museum’s upcoming Imagine Moscow exhibition.

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.