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Support our next exhibit: Extraordinary Playscapes

  Hi there! I write this on the cusp of our biggest project ever at Design Museum Portland — it’s focused on something we care deeply about: play. Yes, that’s me in the ...

Recap • Product Pitch Party

It all began over coffee, as some of the best ideas do… What if The Portland Maker Scene had a love affair with the television show Shark Tank? What if Design ...

Recap • Field Trip • Zidell Yards

Design Museum Portland Field Trips guarantee to impress. One of the many reasons is the opportunity for learning. Whether it’s learning a new skill, or getting to know Portland’s unique ...

Paul Bunyan • The Story Behind The Statue

If you are from Portland, you know about the Paul Bunyan statue in the North end neighborhood of Kenton. If you don’t, you should — and you are in luck, ...

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 ...

Recap • Field Trip to ACME Scenic & Display

The Director’s Circle, Patron, and Advocate level members of Design Museum Portland were treated to a tour of ACME Scenic & Display, a local business of high integrity when it ...

Press Release • Product Pitch Party Launches in Portland

Design Museum Portland Press Contact: Grace Moen •  grace@designmuseumportland.org • 503-380-3583 DESIGN MUSEUM PORTLAND AND PORTLAND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION TO SHOWCASE LOCAL MAKER TALENT TO NATIONAL AUDIENCE WITH PRODUCT PITCH PARTY May 13, 2016 ...

Product Pitch Party

Join us as 4 Portland creatives pitch their new product ideas in front of a live studio audience, that’s you! Product Pitch Party is a competitive 1-day Pitch fest, live on ...

Rapid Jewelry Exhibition

Join Design Museum Portland in celebration of a successful exhibition for Happy Hour Friday June 17 from 4-6p at Hotel Lucia. Everyone is welcome! Sip on Imperial’s famed cocktails while ...

Recap • Rapid Jewelry • Exhibition-In-Motion

  Never has a fashion show displayed such exquisite 3D printed jewelry as Design Museum’s Rapid Jewelry Exhibition-In-Motion. The innovative fashion show took place at the newly renovated arts-based boutique hotel, Hotel Lucia, and set ...