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UNITE: Design for Social Activism

Design, particularly graphic design, is engaged in many ways when activating social movements. Images, branding, signage, and illustration are employed to shape activism, to make it tangible, and to engage ...

Spring Celebration • March 24th

Spring is so close we can (almost) taste it, and we’re ready to celebrate! We at Design Museum are so excited for the year ahead, and we want to share it ...

UNITE: Handcrafted Entrepreneurs

Join Design Museum Portland and The Joinery for a UNITE discussion this Design Week! The founders of Vitreluxe, Caravan Pacific, and Holly Mueller Home will discuss their inspiration for their designs ...

A Little Love for Design

Happy Valentine’s Day! We want to show some love to some of the art, inspiration, and education that our community has to offer. Here are some of our recent favorites: Image courtesy ...

Coming Soon • Extraordinary Playscapes Exhibit Opens April 6

Extraordinary Playscapes  On View: April 6 – July 8, 2017  San Francisco Main Library Fisher Children’s Center, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA This national exhibition and education program explores the latest thinking in ...

Decoding Violence: Safety Through Social Media

Design Museum Mornings with Desmond Patton, SAFElab Firearm violence continues to be a serious public health problem in the United States, where the overall firearm death rate is 10 times higher ...

AD20/21 Gala Preview Party

Join us at the Gala Preview Party for the 10th anniversary of AD20/21, the annual Art and Design of the 20th and 21st centuries and the Boston Print Fair. On ...

#SignDesignCHI

In honor of the many marches being held from this past weekend, we were inspired to take a look back on the historic Women’s March from a couple weekends ago ...

Video: STEAM Rocket Fuel for the Innovation Economy

On the morning of January 27th, we gathered at Google to see Steve Vinter present on the value of STEAM Education. We had a great morning while learning a lot ...

Field Trip to Autodesk BUILD Space

Happy Winter! This season we’re treating our high level members to an exclusive Field Trip to the Autodesk BUILD Space on Thursday February 16th at 6:30pm, for a look at the new home for this ...