Museum Lates

Join a free sketching workshop in partnership with MOO or enjoy the exhibitions and gift shops for a little longer.

What to expect

The museum is open late on the first Friday of every month until 20:00, excluding Friday 6 September (closing 21:00). Please note, that there will be a museum late on Saturday 28 September from 19.00-23.00, to mark the 2019 Emerge Festival.

Friday Lates

Friday Night Sketch: Narrative Objects

A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the first Friday of the month. Led by illustrator Jess Nash, the event will begin with a short presentation on her work and approach to illustration.

Friday Night Sketch: Making Marks

A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the first Friday of the month. Led by illustrator Grace Holliday, the event will begin with a short presentation by Grace on her work and approach to illustration.

Saturday Lates

East to West: Creative Journeys across London

Join an evening of music and theatre performances programmed by Rich Mix, east London’s independent arts centre, for Emerge Festival 2019.

Exhibitions + Displays

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by design experts from around the world.

Designer Maker User

Designer Maker User is an introduction to the history of contemporary design through three interconnected roles - the Designer, the User and the Maker.

become a member

Become a Member

Join the Design Museum membership today to enjoy priority access to a vibrant programme of talks and events, discounts in the shop and unlimited free entry to exhibitions.