public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

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

The Italian Car (from Sketch to Production)

Leading experts in the automotive industry discuss the heritage and unique engineering and production processes behind Italian car design. Organised by ANFIA - Carrozzieri e Progettisti Group and The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in collaboration with SMMT and MIA.

Beazley Designs of the Year BSL Tour

Join this British Sign Language tour of the tenth Beazley’s Designs of the Year exhibition.

Designer Maker User Multisensory Tour

Join this multisensory tour of the Design Museum’s permanent exhibition, Designer Maker User, for blind and partially sighted visitors.

Carmody Groarke & Micha Weidmann

Join leading designers Andy Groarke and Micha Weidmann for an exclusive after-hours tour of Beazley Designs of the Year.

The Risk Society

Chaired by Glenn Adamson, curator of this year’s Beazley Designs of the Year, this symposium brings together leading international designers, artists, academics and social thinkers to discuss design’s engagement with risk.

Protest Banner Lending Library with Aram Han Sifuentes

Join the founder of the Protest Banner Lending Library to create your own politically inspired banners and textiles.

Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins

Join the Design Museum for an evening screening of Andrea Marini’s debut documentary Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins.

The Drawing Gym

Learn simple tools for communicating complex ideas in this three-part introduction to drawing.

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

Create living architectural models and objects with art and architecture collective Something & Son and material teller Yesenia Thibault-Picazo.

Is Luxury Sustainable?

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

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.

Ferrari: Under the Skin BSL Tour

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

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.

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.