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A journey of digital introspection and relief

Key details


  • 10am – 10pm


  • External


  • Free

Who could attend

  • Public


  • Exhibition

Shaping Futures: Design-Led Innovation presents futuristic design and awe-inspiring digital art from RCA alumni in the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The exhibition features a mix of digital installations and physical objects and will run for two days over 15 and 16 March. Spanning multiple disciplines, the projects featured in Shaping Futures highlight why creativity, design ingenuity and innovation are essential to humanity’s future. The works are underpinned by four key concepts – Advance, Sustainability, Opportunity and Mobility – which reflect the UK’s theme for Expo 2020 Dubai of ‘Innovating for a Shared Future’.

The RCA is the official Heritage Partner for Expo 2020 Dubai, drawing on the College's 170-year history of shared heritage with world exhibitions, dating back to the very first Expo, The Great Exhibition of 1851, which was conceived by Prince Albert and Sir Henry Cole (who guided the early days of the institution that would become the RCA).

The UK Pavilion is open from 10am – 10pm daily. Entry to the UK Pavilion is included with an Expo Season Pass and Day Pass. Find out more about ticketing options here.

Heritage Partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai