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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Featured in the Portland Tribune, KOIN 6 News, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and 3D Print.  Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View: Feb 15 – May 9, ...

Spring 2018 Lineup

April showers bring a blooming Spring event lineup! As we emerge from our dour winter weather, we are ready to celebrate the sunshine and lift your spirits by bringing you a full line up of our ...

Don’t Let Street Seats Pass You By – Apply Now!

You’ve only got 3 weeks to apply for a chance to make a lasting impact on Downtown’s urban character. We want YOUR designs for OUR city!   Want to make your mark in ...

Design Museum Mornings: The Way We Work

Explore how technological advancements and evolving societal norms are contributing to the rise of the remote worker.   The way we work is changing. According to Forbes, there has been a 40% percent increase in ...

Inside the First Robotic Kitchen: Member Event

Design Museum Member Event, at Spyce, NEW Robotic Kitchen Concept Design Museum is partnering with Spyce, to bring you this exclusive, member only event! Started by four MIT graduates, in collaboration with ...

Why Portland?

As Street Seats rapidly approaches, here’s why there’s nowhere else we’d rather be for this design, urban innovation, and sustainability challenge than Bridgetown! The City of Portland has a rich history of ...

Recap • UNITE: Human Tech Connect

The field of prosthetics is rapidly advancing with life-altering technology. Devices that were once relegated to the annals of science fiction are being developed and tested, potentially usable in the not-too-distant future. As ...

Workshop • Understanding Company Culture

Understanding Company Culture Workshop, with Anjell Karibian, Workplace Design Strategist at Haworth Culture is the glue of an organization – the most successful companies shape culture by working to understand their ...

Design Museum Gala: 9

You’re invited to celebrate nine years of design impact at the Museum’s 2018 gala. Join the entire community in supporting our future, and enjoy an evening of curated frivolity: food, drinks, ...

Design Museum Mornings: Unlocking Your Creativity

Discover how creative thinking can lead to exceptional innovation and design.   If the key to creativity is looking at the world through a different lens, how do you change your lens? ...