Exhibitions

Design is a continually evolving subject. The Design Museum offers opportunities to explore the present and future of design through a programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924 – Today

Discover the dreamlike relationship between Surrealism and design – a Vitra Design Museum Exhibition.

WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD: The World of ASMR

Step out from behind your screen and experience the world of ASMR in a shared space.

Yinka Ilori: PARABLES FOR HAPPINESS

Delve into the colourful world of artist and designer Yinka Ilori in this display that celebrates a unique mix of cultural influences and unpacks the ingredients of a diasporic visual language. Free entry.

Designer Maker User

Designer Maker User is an introduction to the museum’s collection, looking at the development of modern design through these three interconnected roles. Free entry.

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Future exhibitions

See what's coming up in 2023.

Touring exhibitions

Some of our exhibitions tour to museums and galleries nationally and internationally.

Past exhibitions

Discover 25 years of the Design Museum exhibitions.