Thursday 27 June 2019

the Design Museum - Party like it's 1989!

The Design Museum logo
icon designed by Craig & Karl

Happy birthday Design Museum!

The Design Museum is turning the big 3-0 and to celebrate you are invited to an extra special Friday Late.

Enjoy DJs, live horns and vocals powered by a Unit 137 sound system, explore displays of commemorative graphic icons and archival objects or take part in the latest Friday Night Sketch. 

#madein1989, Friday 5 July, 18.00 – 21.00 

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30 years of the Design Museum
Icon designed by Frith Kerr

30p Ticket Day
Thursday 4 July

On the museum's official anniversary, the first 50 tickets for Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition and David Adjaye: Making Memory will be just 30 pence!
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Icon designed by Alva Skog

Made in 2019 
From 4 July

Explore the impressive range of birthday icons created by designers including Paul SmithAthony Gormleyand Quentin Blake.

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Shad Thames

A History of the Design Museum

Take a look back at the museum’s founding history – from twenty-five years of exhibitions at Shad Thames to its new home in Kensington.

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Upcoming events
Mars: Should we stay or should we go?
Join a discussion about why, how, and even if, we should be starting life on another planet. Part of The Great Exhibition Road Festival 2019.

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Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film
Tuesday 2 July

Discover the ambitious set design and creative process behind the director's complex and visually arresting final film.

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