friday late Free event
#madein1989: 30 years of the Design Museum
This year marks 30 years since the Design Museum originally opened its doors in a converted banana warehouse in Shad Thames, among the once economically vibrant London docklands.
Celebrate this major milestone with the Design Museum during an evening of live music, special displays and activities.
The first one hundred glasses of Greyfriars English Sparkling Wine sold will come with a mini cone of Fish and Chips, just as was served at the museum's opening party in 1989.
This month’s sketch will focus on the theme of Anthropomorphism and celebrates the Design Museum’s 30th Birthday.
To mark its 30th anniversary, the Design Museum asked leading and upcoming designers to create a commemorative icon using the number 30 as inspiration.
DJs, live horns and vocals powered by the hand built Unit 137 sound system. The crew will be bringing some special choice cuts from 1989 & 2019 to celebrate 30 years in style! Featuring: Ed West, Sleepy Time Ghost, Shumba Youth & A.P Grimshaw.
Experience the storytelling power of architecture through an exploration of seven monumental projects from celebrated architect Sir David Adjaye OBE.
Step inside the world of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
Free tickets for the Friday Late give you access to the museum from 18.00 – 21.00.
Temporary exhibition tickets must be bought separately.
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Background image | Craig & Karl