public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

The museum's inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops is on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Please check the website or sign up to the newsletter for updates.

Digital Family Activity

Create and Make At Home

Bring the Design Museum to you by building your own design project.

Workshop

Introduction to Rope-Making

Join this hands-on introduction to rope-making using recycled materials.

Family, free drop-in

Create and Make: Puppetry

Make your own puppet inspired by Walter Van Beirendonck’s puppet costumes for ‘The Magic Flute’.

Get into Design Family Workshop

Picture This

Create your own framed poster using graphic design techniques.

Family, free drop-in

Create + Make: DIY Musical Instruments

Make your own DIY musical Instruments using recycled objects inspired by the Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers exhibition. Use your instruments to create sounds and play simple tunes.

course

Designing the Cultural Commons

Join this two-day course to discover new models for sharing resources, values, spaces and wealth.

SCREENING + TALK

Faber Futures Film Screening

To coincide with their display at the Design Museum, Faber Futures have curated an evening film screening exploring relationships between nature, humanity and technology.

Family, free drop-in

Create + Make: DIY Musical Instruments

Make your own DIY musical Instruments using recycled objects inspired by the Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers exhibition.

GET INTO DESIGN FAMILY WORKSHOP

Musical Posters

Make electronic music from your drawings and sound collages.

talk

Christian Marclay in conversation with Tim Marlow

Artist and composer Christian Marclay explores his fascination with sound and records with the Design Museum’s Chief Executive Tim Marlow.

WORKSHOP

The Art of Bookbinding

Explore the different crafting tools and techniques behind Japanese and Western bookbinding.

COURSE PACKAGE

Startup Essentials by Creative Entrepreneurs

Join the full programme and get insights on Business Basics, Business Planning and Marketing Basics. The package also offers exclusive access to the graduation celebration event.

course

Startup Essentials: Business Basics

Get to grips with startup business basics across three inspiring evening workshops by Creative Entrepreneurs.

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Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers British Sign Language Tour

Join this BSL tour of Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers to discover how technology changed music.

access tour

Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers Multisensory Tour

Led by guide Andrew Mashigo, explore the story of electronic music through the technological innovations that changed the way we listen to music in a multisensory tour for blind and partially sighted visitors..

talk

Cities At Night

Explore how design, architecture and music play a role in defining the the identity and culture of London’s spaces after dark.

workshop

Introduction to Live Coding

Learn how to create audiovisual experiences and electronic music through live coding.

Family, free drop-in

Create and Make: DJ Masks

Create your own DJ mask inspired by the exhibition Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers. Using different shapes and colours create a mask that reflects your DJ style, making sure you can see when mixing the decks!

GET INTO DESIGN FAMILY WORKSHOP

The Sneaker Club

Learn how trainers are designed, and constructed, gaining an understanding of pattern cutting techniques.

Family, free drop-in

Create + Make: Paper Sneakers

Design your own paper shoe and make your own colourful shoelace inspired by the exhibition Sneakers Unboxed.

Workshop

Synth-building for beginners

Learn how to make electronic instruments in this one day workshop.

wellbeing

Design Museum X Equinox Yoga

Start your morning with a 60-minute vinyasa yoga practice hosted by Equinox, followed by a view of Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street.

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Sneakers Unboxed: From Studio to Street British Sign Language Tour

Join this BSL tour of Sneakers Unboxed: From Studio to Street to discover sneaker culture has revolutionised the fashion industry.

access tour

Sneakers Unboxed: From Studio to Street Multisensory Tour

Discover how sneaker culture has revolutionised the fashion industry in this multisensory tour for blind and partially sighted visitors.

workshop

Sneaker Collage with Helen Kirkum

Explore sustainable design through the lens of the sneaker industry with trainer designer Helen Kirkum.

GET INTO DESIGN FAMILY WORKSHOP

Build A City

Work like a designer to plan and build a futuristic city 3D model, exploring sustainable energy sources and inspiring building design ideas.

Workshop

Wearable Technology

Learn the basics of Arduino coding and electronic textiles in this hands-on workshop.

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.