public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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


Lyrical Design – Metahaven

Join Metahaven for their talk: Lyrical Design.

Members Late

Members Summer Social

The Design Museum is open late just for members. Celebrate with your fellow supporters and join the museum for exclusive evening access.


Digital Truths: Investigative Journalism and Open Data

Discover tools, tips and techniques for investigative journalism and designing with open data in this half-day workshop.

Summer school

Teacher Summer School

A three-day summer school offering expert advice from designers, makers and users to enrich your teaching. Learn new ways of making, new ways of working and new ways of thinking.

Walking tour

Municipal Landscapes: A Celebration

Explore the design of post-war social housing estates and their value as a part of the urban environment.

Development Day

Contextual and theoretical studies with The Design Museum

This development day will focus on making exhibitions a central medium to inspire contextual studies. Using the live case study of Hope to Nope, The Design Museum’s provocative political graphics exhibition, participants will nurture their skills in utilising exhibitions to inspire today’s learners in contextualisation.

This event is in collaboration with University Arts London (UAL)

Talk & Screening

Grenfell Inspired Art

Join the Design Museum for a screening of a new film by the West London director JC Kamau, on Saturday 4 August and Tuesday 7 August, documenting the artistic response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

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.


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.

Walking tour

Nightwalking with Matthew Beaumont

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

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.


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.

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.