Get closer to design

Talks, courses and workshops

See what's new in the museum's inspiring programme of events.

The programme may include digital or onsite activities.
Please check each event details to find out more.

Talk

Restore Talks: APPARATA and Delfina Fantini van Ditmar

London-based architects APPARATA join Design Researcher in Residence Delfina Fantini van Ditmar.

Workshop

Crochet Your Own Recycled Chest-bag

Learn how to make a recycled jersey chest-bag in this creative workshop led by designer Peju Obasa.

Talk

Restore Talks: Ekow Eshun and Thomas Aquilina

Curator and writer Ekow Eshun in conversation with Design Researcher in Residence Thomas Aquilina.

Workshop

Compose your own ASMR Soundscapes 22

Are you a sound and music enthusiast? Join an immersive and creative workshop with sound/performance artist Lou Barnell and musician/sound artist Ian Thompson.

Talk

Designing for Your Future Self: A Lifetime of Style

Join the debate about the future of ageing in the latest session in the Designing for Your Future Self talks series, curated by Design Age Institute.

Course

The Drawing Gym 22

Join a three-part course designed to boost drawing confidence in participants of all levels. Learn ways to visualise and communicate ideas in this introduction to drawing.

ASMR Late Event

All the Feels: After Hours

Join us at a special late opening to celebrate the exhibition WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD: The World of ASMR featuring talks and performances by leading ASMRtists and digital creatives.

Course

RCA Design Thinking & Innovation Masterclass

Created in partnership with the Royal College of Arts (RCA), this course explores how design thinking can drive innovation with real-world applications and strategies.

Workshop

Design Methods to Decarbonise your Business – Autumn 22

Join this one-day introductory workshop to discover methods and tools to measure and reduce your business carbon emissions and learn about innovative design-led net-zero solutions.

For schools

Schools workshops

Sustainable Design Schools Programme

Drawing on our recent exhibition 'Waste Age: What can design do?', these creative, design-led workshops will teach students how to become better-informed consumers and responsible future designers. Enquiry now and bring design to your school.

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