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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View Now: Feb 15 – May 9, 2018 Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at PNCA Advancements in medicine, ...

Design Museum Mornings: Nature Play in the City

Observe an urban playscape transform into a sustainable, natural oasis.    Outdoor and risky play has proven to have a powerfully positive effect in childhood development, encouraging kids to explore, imagine, and ...

Innovative Approaches to Design & Education

Get schooled on these five innovative approaches to education.   Education is the foundation upon which we build our lives. Engaging content is an integral component to inspire future generations into positions ...

The Future of Touch: Exclusive Field Trip and VIP Dinner

Take a deep dive into the world of prosthetics with an exclusive field trip to Hanger Clinic and VIP dinner with Dr. Albert Chi and Johnny Matheny.   We are thrilled to ...

2018 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Viewing

Celebrate the Opening Ceremonies of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games!   Join us for a gathering to watch the Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremonies at PNCA! See the world’s top athletes sporting state-of-the-art ...

Prosthetic Sockets: Designing for Function and Comfort

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and innovators around the world working to improve the field of ...

The ReMotion Knee: Designing Affordably and Accessibly

Everyone deserves great design; Everyone deserves mobility.   In the developing world, trauma, disease, and natural disasters result in hundreds of thousands of new amputees per year. 80% of those amputees do ...

Workshop: Hand Built Hands

Get hands-on as we build 3D-printed prosthetics with the whole family!   We are partnering with e-NABLE to build 3D-printed prosthetic hands for those in need! This day of building and design is sure ...

Event Recap • Business x People x Design

Keynote Stephanie Gioia shares how good design can be a powerful strategic asset for companies to rethink, restructure, and relaunch. Defining Design When it Comes to Business This January, we kicked off a ...

My Bionic Hand

Design Museum Mornings with Mike Benning, Hanger Clinic , Inc. At only 14 years old, Mike Benning had his left arm amputated below the elbow after a harrowing experience with an ...

Roadmap to an Inspiring Career

Design Museum Mornings with Melissa James, Tech Connection At a time when you can literally get paid to do anything, it is more important than ever to align your career with ...