public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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


Start-Up Essentials with Creative Entrepreneurs: Business Planning Basics

Creative businesses and the people who start them are different. This three-part course explores their special dynamics and covers the business planning basics needed to turn creative ideas into successful businesses.


Is Luxury Sustainable?

Join the Design Museum for an evening talk on luxury, sustainability and design.


Walking Tour

Spectral Developments: A Walk with Laura Oldfield-Ford

Join artist and psycho-geographer Laura Oldfield-Ford on a walking tour of Whitechapel and Aldgate. Through critical interventions and readings, the walk will respond to recent property developments and changes to public space in the area.


Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

To mark his new book ‘Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City’, world leading sociologist Richard Sennett discusses the future of our cities.

Day Festival

Support Systems (Designers in Residence Takeover)

Join the Design Museum for a day of talks, performances, science experiments, screenings and workshops curated by this year’s Designers in Residence; Studio Ayaskan, Yinka Danmole, Chris Hildrey and Soomi Park.

Talk & book signing

Radical Matter: Rethinking materials for a sustainable future

To mark the launch of FranklinTill’s new book, Radical Matter, this evening event brings together a panel of material innovators and thinkers to discuss new approaches to sustainable design.

Access Tour

Ferrari: Under the Skin BSL Tour

Join this British Sign Language Tour of Ferrari: Under the Skin.

Access Tour

Ferrari: Under the Skin Multisensory Tour

Join this multisensory tour of Ferrari: Under the Skin, for blind and partially sighted visitors.



The Future of the Car

This symposium brings together leading voices within the field of automotive design, spatial practice and technology to discuss the future of the car.


Wear & Seek: Designing Camouflage with Peut-Porter

Create your own camouflage-wear for the digital age with design platform Peut-Porter.


Beyond Words: Photomontage Workshop

Create your own political graphics in this workshop with designer, artist and activist Noel Douglas.

Health and Well-being Class

Design Museum x Equinox Yoga

Start your morning with vinyasa yoga, hosted by Equinox at the Design Museum. Following this, a viewing of Ferrari:Under the Skin.


Future Fossil: Workshop with Something & Son and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo

Create a terrarium of the future using living and man-made materials with art and architecture collective Something & Son and material teller, Yesenia Thibault-Picazo.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location in Kensington. The new address is 224-238 Kensington High Street London, W8 6AG.

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.