public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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


Motorsport meets Automotive

This seminar connects key representatives from the Italian Automotive and the UK Motorsport sectors to discuss ‘the technology transfer from Motorsport to the Automotive Sector: active and passive safety and light weighting.


Beyond Words: Photomontage Workshop

Create your own political graphics in this workshop with designer, artist and activist Noel Douglas.

Health and Well-being Class

Design Museum x Equinox Yoga

Start your morning with vinyasa yoga, hosted by Equinox at the Design Museum. Following this, a viewing of Ferrari:Under the Skin.

Performance + Talk

Yuri Suzuki: New Music New Functionalities

Yuri Suzuki curates an evening of talks and performances exploring the connection between contemporary design and music.

Salon + Performance

Ewa Justka: New Music New Functionalities

Join electronic artist Ewa Justka and Yuri Suzuki in this salon and performance exploring new forms of instrument-making and sound practice.


Mike Monteiro: How to Fight Fascism

In this lecture Mike Monteiro discusses designs’ ethical responsibility to address political and social injustice.


#Occupygezi: Public Protest in Gezi Park and Beyond

This talk reflects on the visual protest material produced during Turkey’s Occupy Gezi movement.


Make your own creative publication using riso-printing in this two-day workshop with publishing collective OOMK.


Start-Up Essentials: Marketing Basics

This three-part course uncovers the marketing basics needed to turn creative ideas into successful businesses.

Health + Well-being class

Architectural Yoga

Combine the architecture of the Design Museum with a fifty minute yoga session.


Design Abroad: Perspectives on Global Opportunities

An evening of presentations and discussions exploring design journeys and collaborations overseas.


Growing Cultures: An Introduction to Bio-Materials

Discover the potential of grown and bio-designed materials in this hands-on workshop led by MaterialDriven.


Industrial Facility: A Work in Process

To coincide with the launch of their forthcoming monograph, Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of award-winning design studio Industrial Facility, discuss their work.


The New Ethics of Craftsmanship

Loewe’s Creative Director Jonathan Anderson and the Design Museum’s Co-Director Deyan Sudjic discuss ethics in craft.

Access tour

Hope to Nope BSL Tour

Join this British Sign Language Tour of Hope to Nope: Graphics and politics 2008-18 and discover how graphic design and new technologies are shaping the politics of our times.

Access tour

Multisensory Architecture Tour

A multisensory architecture tour of the Design Museum for blind and partially sighted visitors.


Future Fossil: Workshop with Something & Son and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo

Create a terrarium of the future using living and man-made materials with art and architecture collective Something & Son and material teller, Yesenia Thibault-Picazo.


Diversity in Craft

A panel discussion on diversity in craft.


Craft Communities

A panel of leading designers and curators discuss the role of craft in building communities.


Alt-Age: Designing Belief

A day of talks, performances and interventions exploring how contemporary conspiracies and belief systems are born, broadcast, and believed.


Graphic Design in Party Politics

Join American graphic designer and partner at Pentagram, Michael Bierut for a talk on graphic design in mainstream politics.

Free, drop-in class

Sketchmob at the Design Museum

Bring your favourite drawing materials and spend an evening sketching at the Design Museum.


Typography Workshop with Fraser Muggeridge

Join graphic designer Fraser Muggeridge to explore the underlying principles of typography in this one-day workshop.


By Any Means Necessary: The Future of Black Radicalism

Visual artist Dread Scott and writer and academic Kehinde Andrews examine the rise in black radicalism through visual material that has defined this movement against racial injustice.

Weekend festival

(Re)distributed Media: Leakage

The Design Museum is hosting a weekend of talks, performances, experiments, screenings and workshops co-curated with the MA Graphic Media Design (MAGMD) course at LCC.


Unfolded Textiles with Jule Waibel

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


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.

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.