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Show us Your Favorite #UrbanSolutions!

Its no surprise that major cities have their problems: walkways that are less than pedestrian friendly, under used public spaces, and countless construction sites popping up alongside some of your ...

Design Museum Boston Produces Three Day Design Festival

Outdoor Design Competition to Activate Area Under I-93 Overpass June 23, 2016—BOSTON, MA—Design Museum Boston is proud to announce the Urban Innovation Festival, a three-day design hack-a-thon at Channel Park, running ...

Kids Design Workshop

During this workshop, children and parents will enjoy a curator’s tour of the Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition, followed by outdoor play and group building on the Harborwalk with Imagination Playground and more! This program is proudly presented ...

Kids Design Workshop: Nature Play

This workshop invites both children and parents to participate in building unique playscapes with all natural materials on The Greenway. Led by local artist and craftsman, Mitch Ryerson, each session will focus ...

Film Screening of “The Land: Adventure Playground”

Join us for a screening of Erin Davis’ The Land, a documentary about the creative adventure playground in Wales. Following the screening will be a discussion on the importance of “risky” and ...

Our Summer of Urban Innovation Continues

Have you visited Pattern Walk yet? Up until July 31st, Pattern Walk features five incredible designers whose patterns connect Boston neighborhoods in abstract and creative ways. Design Museum believes that ...

Recap: Extraordinary Playscapes Opening Kick-Off

By: Candace Gabel, Event Coordinator Intern On June 8th, we officially kicked-0ff our biggest exhibition to date at the BSA Space on Congress Street. Extraordinary Playscapes was quite literally years in ...

Family Design Day: Playscapes

Play serves not only as an integral part of a child’s development, but also as a way to bring families closer together. Playgrounds act as a space to facilitate this bonding as ...

Field Trip • Zidell Yards

An exclusive event for Director’s Circle, Patron, and Advocate level members. Back in the days of wooden barges, Emery Zidell had a vision: use the recycled steel plate from scrapped ships ...