Free Design Evenings

Free Design Evenings




16:06 – 16:06


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From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month

Experience design at Design Museum’s Design Evenings when we have free entry to all our exhibitions and events! 


16-20 Free entry
17-18 Guided tour in Finnish
17-19 Pop-up-VR Museum workshop

Pop-up-VR Museum workshop

Tell your own story about a design object! Why did you choose this item today? What kind of memories, thoughts or moods does the object bring to mind?

Kuva: Anna-Maija Karjalainen

In the workshop, we talk about the objects in the Design Museum’s collection based on pictures, and we record our own thoughts in different ways. The museum collects the stories of users and experiencers of the objects. They will be part of the virtual Pop-up-VR museum, which Aalto University’s Media Lab has implemented in cooperation with the Design Museum as part of the European SPICE research project. The installation based on virtual reality will be tested in various locations in Finland during the winter of 2022–23. Participants get to know the museum collection in a new way, and they are invited to participate in the co-design process of a new kind of digital application. In the workshop, you can also jump into and test the virtual world!

The Pop-up-VR Museum workshop is an ongoing, non-stop event, so you can jump in at any time! The workshop instructors guide the group in Finnish, Swedish and English. There can be 10 participants at a time to work on their own stories, and all ages are welcome!

This workshop will be organised during the following Design Evenings at the Design Museum:

30.8. at 17-19
27.9. at 17-19
25.10. at 17-19
29.11. at 17-19

SPICE (Social cohesion, Participation, and Inclusion through Cultural Engagement) is a research project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 program, the goal of which is digital and “citizen curation”. Citizen curation methods are being developed to increase social cohesion and participation in cultural heritage. In the European five-country development project, Aalto University and the Design Museum are participating from Finland.

Read more about the SPICE project here.

Tue 29 Nov 2022 Closed today


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Korkeavuorenkatu 23,
00130 Helsinki