Design Week in Beirut

My recent holiday to Lebanon had a serendipitous design connection – coinciding with Beirut Design Week.  At the Design Museum we’re thinking about how the Design Museum in Kensington can showcase design practice and support and inspire public engagement with design.   Beirut Design Week was a great way to explore these ideas in another city. This […]

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Listening and learning: Audience Consultation

Over the last six months, 119 people have taken part in our wide ranging audience consultation on subjects ranging from exhibitions to websites to learning.   Rhiannon Green and I have been leading on this process, which has already made real changes to the museum – and there is more to come. Current audience research tells […]

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Developing learning and consulting audiences

Our successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)  included support for Learning to develop and expand our work with existing and new audiences at the Design Museum. Our plan for this has been led by consultation with audiences.  I’d like to tell you a bit about how the Learning team has been going about […]

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