Drop in to DX for fun-filled days of FREE hands-on activities with inspiring lessons and DIY workshops led by creative and qualified DX Instructors.

Perfect for imaginative, curious and creative kids, all materials will be provided - markers, pipe cleaners, glitter, glue - even an app or two.

No previous design experience is required.

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

Kids' Days are free to attend and are located at DX (234 Bay St.) unless otherwise noted.

Ages 7-13

1 PM - 4 PM


2018 Kids' Days


FEB 19

Family Day at DX

Celebrate Family Day at Design Exchange with an afternoon of free activities! Get inspired by our exhibitions and apply what you've learned to design a take-home project. Build your own mini chair after learning about industrial design in our permanent collection; or make felt from scratch after learning about sustainable textile production in the Peggy Sue Collection, winner of our 2017 Emerging Designer Competition.

Don't forget to check out our March Break camp offerings here.

MAR 25

Cool Coding

We teamed up with Canada Learning Code to learn how to make art with code. Plus, designer Libs Elliott joins us to show how she uses code to design her quirky quilts. 

APR 29

Green Thumbs in the City
Make seed bombs to overhaul empty lots into gardens, design your own ecosystem, and curate your own plant-rich future of the city. 


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

DX P.A. Day Camp Programs are full day sessions in which budding designers create projects based on the day's theme.


All themes are studio based and explore various design fields from graphic to architecture to industrial and mixed media. Each session is lead by our team of experienced educators from the design and creative field.

No previous design experience is required.

The end of each session will include a 30 minute showcase from 3:30pm-4pm in which family and friends are invited to check out what budding designers have worked on during the day.

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

PA Days based on the Public school and most Catholic school calendars.

Program Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Complimentary before care is available starting at 8:30am.
Aftercare is available for $10 from 4:15pm-5:30pm

General $55  |  Member $49.50 (taxes included)
Ages 7-13


2018 P.A. Days


JAN 19

Life in Miniature

Jump on in for the exploration of impossible design! Young designers will explore
the world of industrial design through the world of miniatures. Through the design
process you will create models of all the necessary household objects from
furniture, lighting and accessories, perfect for mini-life!

Projects Include: mini mixed media models, accessories

FEB 16

Revamp + Revive

What’s old is new again! Young designers will explore up-cycling and sustainability in design. From trash to toys to re-purposing an old t-shirt, they’ll have the chance to breathe new life to some old thrift store finds.

Projects Include: re-purposed toy design, t-shirt design

Sold Out!
Register for our March Break Camps here.


Natural Bliss

Young designers harness the elements of nature and explore natural resources
within design. These budding designers will learn to utilize the most out of their materials; from designing magical habitats to silk-screening with food and creating dyes from their scraps!

Projects Include: Habitat design, printmaking + natural dyes

General Registration l Member Registration


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



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