public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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

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.

Reinier de Graaf: Four Walls & 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.

John Pawson: An Architect’s Inspirations

To mark the launch of his new book Spectrum and to celebrate the Design Museum’s first anniversary at its new home in Kensington, the award-winning designer John Pawson will be discussing his architectural inspirations.

Teacher Conference

For teachers looking to explore what’s going on in the world of design the Design Museum’s inaugural teacher conference offers a deep dive.

Please note this event is for teachers and educators only.

Educators Evening

Come to the Design Museum for a quick dip into the world of design through a designer led talk, break-out sessions and access to the Ferrari: Under the Skin and Beazley Designs of the Year galleries.

Please note this event is for teachers and educators only.

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.