Talks, courses and workshops
Tickets are now on sale for an inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops.
Each month, and during school holidays, the Design Museum holds a drop-in activity for families inspired by the museum and its exhibitions. These informal sessions focus on light-touch design and making activities for families with children aged 5–11.
This half term, help create a life size spaceship model to take you to Mars! Build the control panels to help steer the ship and places to eat, sleep, relax and work.
Hack, build and code your own robot in this fast paced half-day session. Learn about physical computing, micro-controllers and electronics, whilst also developing prototyping skills to give your robot form.
Make a set of colourful felt planets, stars and meteors to create an out-of-this-world solar system mobile.
Explore how designers are taking up a civic role in this talk especially for university students and early-career practitioners.
Interactive evening with Jaguar designers exploring the future of car design and the creative processes behind the all-electric I-PACE - including exclusive sketching tutorials, clay sculpting workshops and virtual reality demonstrations.
Hosted by Priya Khanchandani, Editor of Icon Magazine, senior Jaguar designers, Alister Whelan (Interior Design Director), Dominic Najafi (Chief Creative Exterior Designer), Lizete Druka (Jaguar Design Lab) and Brendan Cormier, Senior Curator at the V&A, this event will explore how developments in electric mobility, autonomous technology and sustainability are impacting car design and shaping our cities.
Join this one-day symposium asking how designing with living organisms can respond to today’s ecological challenges.
Join this Multisensory Tour for blind and partially sighted visitors to discover the world of one of the world’s most unique designers.
Experts in the fields of art and design discuss the latest innovations in inclusive design with a focus on disability at this panel on UN Day for Persons with Disabilities.
A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the first Friday of the month. Led by artist Tom Spooner, the event will begin with a short presentation on his work and approach to illustration.
The two-day Design Research for Change (DR4C) symposium will explore how design is increasingly involved in social, cultural, economic, environmental and political change.
Join mt Masking Tape and Collage Club for some festive crafting! Fashion your own Christmas crown or present topper using lashings of colourful, patterned washi tape, plus essentials from Collage Club’s impressive paper supply. Simple yuletide templates will be provided, or you can cut, paste, rip and stick your own designs to create pieces to take home or gift to your loved ones
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