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Workplace Innovation Summit

The Center for Workplace Innovation is a hub for thought leadership focused on improving how we work. Join us on November 3 at the Innovation and Design Building alongside thought leaders from ...

Recap: Designing an Authentic Organization Workshop

This past Friday, Caleb Dean of Owl, Fox & Dean hosted a workshop as part of our Center for Workplace Innovation, in partnership with Jamestown. Caleb presented on building authentic ...

Film Screening • The Land

Every season we screen a unique design-related film at local theaters. All are invited as we showcase documentaries, films from emerging directors, and movies that explore the creative process. This season ...

Kids Design Workshop • Pop-Up Adventure Play

Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, child-driven play events where children are allowed the autonomy to create playscapes that meet their individual needs. Materials such as tape, cardboard, tools, and fabric ...

UNITE • How Portland Does Play

Join us for our next UNITE when a multidisciplinary panel will discuss the importance of play and playscape design. Our quarterly UNITE panel will delve into how play is related to design, psychology, ...

Green Patriot Posters

During World War II, emotionally stirring propaganda posters commissioned by the U.S. government helped spur U.S. citizens “to do their part” in helping to supply, arm, and support troops fighting ...

Extraordinary Playscapes Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of Design Museum’s Extraordinary Playscapes Exhibition in PNCA’s sky-lit Gallery! On the evening of October 6th, during the First Thursday, get your first look at one of ...

Workplace Innovation Summit

The Center for Workplace Innovation is a hub for thought leadership focused on improving how we work. Join us on November 3 at the Innovation and Design Building alongside thought leaders from ...