The Design Museum opens its exhibition Bike: Cycles – A Tour of Bicycle Design 1825-2000 sponsored by Michelin. It is the first exhibition in the UK devoted to exploring bicycle design history. The Design Museum will question ideas about the bicycles of tomorrow with the inclusion of concept designs. Until March 1998.
Venue: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.
Mission, London’s newest showcase for contemporary culture has been established by designer Misha Stefan and design PR Yvonne Courtney. Mission is also putting certain exhibited pieces into production. To preview the venue, a collection of Fluid Form pieces will be on show until 9 November.
Venue: Mission, 45 Hereford Road, London W2.
Work by artists such as Lise Autogena and Jeff Bell at Glass, Light and Space highlight the importance of glass artists in our living spaces in the 1990s. Curated by Alex Beleschenko and structural engineer Tim Macfarlane, the exhibition is designed by New York architect Diane Lewis. Until 30 November.
Venue: Crafts Council, 44a Pentonville Road, London N1.
The artist Andres Serrano headlines the National Photography Conference which this year moves to Yorkshire. Organised by Photo 98 in collaboration with Impressions Gallery, Slipstream looks at contemporary attitudes to the photographic image. From 5-7 November. Enquiries Helen Corner 01484 531201.
Venue: Knavesmire Stand, The Racecourse, York Y02 1EX.