Design Museum, London

Feature
Visitor Figures 2020

Can museums really make digital visits pay?

As venues experiment with selling virtual exhibition tours, talks and workshops online, the key to success may be an emphasis on the expert, bespoke and exclusive

Blog
Diary

AI robot Ai-Da gets first major exhibition at London's Design Museum—but beware of the (lustful) critics

News
Public art

Seesaw installation at US-Mexico border wins Design of the Year award

The joyful project became a counterpoint to the division and violence sown by the Trump administration

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Emergency grants

Numbers game: UK cultural emergency funds in the spotlight

Despite a £1.57bn pot, an algorithm-based grant-making process and complex criteria have left some major institutions empty-handed

Interview
Tim Marlow

‘I won’t be bringing in a load of artists’: Tim Marlow on leading the Design Museum

Royal Academy’s artistic director is an unexpected choice

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Appointments

Tim Marlow leaves Royal Academy of Arts to head London’s Design Museum

Announcement of RA artistic director's new appointment comes after Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black stepped down as co-directors

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Appointments & departures

Co-directors step down from London's Design Museum after more than a decade

Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black will leave in January

News
Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

Mika Rottenberg’s surreal world lands in London’s newest space, Goldsmiths CCA, while the “king of cling” Azzedine Alaïa captivates at the Design Museum

Archive
Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A sets its sights on expansion—again

New plans for developing the former 'Spiral' space

Archive
Tracey Emin

Arts in broadcasting and television: Is controversy old hat?

Tracey Emin’s new film aroused much excitement in the papers because of scenes of rape and suicide, but not much on screen