public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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

Family workshop

Summer Create and Make

Enjoy Create and Make activities throughout the summer holiday. Spend your afternoons taking part in paper modelling activities to create your own car, a hat to wear home or design your own buildings. You’ll also have a chance to make your own colourful badges to take away.

Family workshop

Sounds of the City

Design, develop and make your own instrument in celebration of Carnival, creative communities and cultures.

Walking Tour

Design and the Housing Crisis

Join architect Chris Hildrey to explore how the built environment creates and provides solutions to homelessness in London.

Talk

Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

Join architecture historian Owen Hatherley in a talk exploring the condition of contemporary Europe, told through the landscapes of its cities.

Talks, discussions + screenings

Re-Considering Canon in a Diverse World

Join this half day event comprising talks, round table discussions and screenings, bringing together leading curators and designers to explore how design canons are formed.

This event is part of the London Design Festival 2018 programme.

Walking tour

Nightwalking with Matthew Beaumont

Join urbanist and writer Matthew Beaumont to discover the hidden aspects of London at night.

Salon

The #I_Belong Salon

'Design, how can we use it to create a sense of belonging?’

A salon programme that invites you to explore this question through a series of visual talks and interactive panel discussions with some of London’s leading designers, artists and creative practitioners across the fields of beauty, fashion and music.

This event is part of the London Design Festival 2018 programme.

Talk

Design Connections: 10X10

In collaboration with the British Council’s Architecture, Design, Fashion team, the Design Museum is hosting the 2018 edition of Design Connections: 10x10 - an event showcasing 10 emerging designers in the UK.

This event is part of the London Design Festival 2018 programme.

Health + Wellbeing class

Design Museum X Equinox Yoga

Start your morning with a 60 minute vinyasa yoga practice hosted by Equinox

FE + HE Talk

Design Change Makers: Conscious Consumption

The Design Museum is partnering with Creative Conscience for a new higher education talk series called ‘Design Change Makers’, the second in the series will be focusing on conscious consumption.

Walking tour + Workshop

Air Walk with Citizen Sense

Join Citizen Sense for a walk and workshop exploring potential solutions to air-pollution in London.

Course

Creative Entrepreneurs Presents Start-up Essentials: Building a Website for Your Creative Start-Up

Learn the practical steps needed to build an effective, beautiful and functional website for your creative start-up.

Family workshop

Crafting Objects

Create your own beautiful, wearable, or useful objects inspired by this year’s Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition.

Workshop

Silver Sunday: Draw and Explore the Architecture of the Design Museum

On Sunday, 7th of October, the Royal Institute of British Architects will offer free, artist-led architectural drawing workshops. Learn new creative skills and discover the architecture of the Design Museum through images from the RIBA's historic collections. Materials will be provided. All levels of ability are welcome and no prior experience is required.

The Design Museum is hosting free creative and social events for older people, in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Talk

Silver Sunday: Building a Design Museum

Join a talk about the history of the Design Museum's iconic building, the former Commonwealth Institute in London. After the talk there will be a chance to ask questions over tea and cake.

The Design Museum is hosting free creative and social events for older people, in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum champions design and the impact it has on the world, while introducing you to the incredible people behind it. Find out more about the temporary exhibitions and more.

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.