Festivals are places for meeting people and experiencing things. They create informal settings and safe surroundings for exchanging and understanding. This is the spirit with which the diverse education program of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK takes visitors of every age by the hand and offers them opportunities to experience and access design as well as to discuss it with others.

VIENNA DESIGN WEEK tip: The VDW22 app enables festival visitors to plan their own route and playfully navigate their way through the City Full of Design: Collect points, save your favourites, share experiences with friends, and, thus, never lose the overview of your personal program highlights. This year, one should especially keep an eye out for the virtual portals in the three Festival Headquarters.

We also recommend: The Debut format directs the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK's attention to outstanding educational institutions from Austria and abroad. This year's guest is the Institute for Artistic Teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. For the first time, a contribution to this series will focus on the artistic mediation of design in urban space and coexistence. 

(For Kulturpass holders there are three free tickets to each tour through the festival program: Simply select the category "Kulturpass" when booking online on the website and present the reservation confirmation together with the Kulturpass to the tour guide).

From the classic guided tour through the Festival Headquarters to insider tours of hidden places (Dumplings! Pubs! Architecture!) – the program offers dozens of perfect opportunities for sharing experiences that will provide us with rich memories in our daily lives. One special focus is the program for schools and children, which aims to make the notion of design more tangible to young people. In other words: The education program of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK brings design to the place, where it is most urgently needed – to people.

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