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Extraordinary Playscapes

Featured in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, FastCo Exist, WBUR’s The ARTery, Next City, and Curbed. This national exhibition and education program explores the latest thinking in playground design while presenting how vital ...

Urban Innovation Festival

Starting on July 29, our 3-day urban hack-a-thon will include teams consisting of 4-6 innovators from various industries will gather and each be paired with a community advisor and will be challenged with ...

Meet the Urban Innovation Festival Teams

The Urban Innovation Festival is just a few weeks away, and we’re thrilled to introduce you to some of the teams that will be working nonstop from July 29-31st to ...

Show us Your Favorite #UrbanSolutions!

Its no surprise that major cities have their problems. Highway overpasses in particular are a universal challenge, creating safety concerns, difficulties with wayfinding, and plenty of underutilizing space. More than ever ...

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 under the I-93 Overpass ...

Kids Design Workshop: Pop Up Play

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 ...