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Our school tours and hands-on workshops are designed to enhance core curriculum courses and topics from both secondary and elementary grades.

Our workshops encourage students to become creative problem-solvers and design thinkers as they engage in the design process through active observation, real-life applications, and hands-on design activities.

Book a tour and workshop by filling out our online registration form below.

For questions, contact our education team:
education [at] dx.org    |    416.216.2111

Our guided tours and design workshops run Tuesday-Friday and are 2 hours in length.
Alternate hours may be available by special request.

Available Hours

9:30 - 11:30am  |  12:00 - 2:30pm  |  2:30 - 4:30pm

Teacher Preview Evenings

Design Exchange is pleased to offer exhibition previews to teachers at no cost. To register, e-mail education [at] dx.org or call the Programs Supervisor at 416-216-2111

Tours + Workshop Categories

Arts

Business
Studies

Canadian +
World Studies

Drama

English

Fashion

Film +
Media Studies

History

Science +
Technology

Social Science
+ Humanities

Technology
Education

Urban
Studies

 

Current Workshops

Introduction to Design
Elementary + Secondary

This workshop exposes and highlights the presence of design in our everyday surroundings, and provides a basis for understanding the work and the importance of designers.

           

 

Chair Design
Elementary + Secondary

This session will introduce students to the world of design by using an everyday item, the chair, as a case in point.

 

           

 

Sustainable Fashion + Textile Workshop
Elementary + Secondary

Eco-Fashion, or sustainable fashion, is a fast-growing design concept that moves toward a more socially and environmentally responsible approach to fashion design.

         

 

Accessibility + Urban Architecture
Elementary + Secondary

This session will provide an introductory look at architecture by examining its guiding principles
and relationship to urban environments. Students will learn about form and function by exploring Canadian structures and their architects. Together we will examine accessibility initiatives and their effects on developing sustainable structures.

               

 

2017 Fees

 

Tour Only
$8 /student
Workshop Only
$10 /student
Tour + Workshop
$10 /student

 

If you have any questions please contact our education team at
education@dx.org or 416.216.2111.

 

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DX Headquarters is
located at 234 Bay Street, Toronto

HOURS
MON
Closed
TUE-FRI
9AM-5PM
SAT+SUN
12-4:30PM


Design Exchange will be closed on
September 23 + 24
for an installation. 


QUESTIONS?
Call 416.363.6121