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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, ...

Design Museum awards 2019 Distinguished Service Medal

As we enter our 10th year at Design Museum Foundation, we’re starting a new tradition to celebrate the importance of service. We rely on the support of our community and ...

Education Program Manager

Design Museum Foundation is seeking an experienced, collaborative, and enthusiastic educator to grow the Museum’s education initiatives at a pivotal moment for the institution. The position is full-time and reports ...

Design Museum Mornings: Illuminating a Cultural Icon

How can light transform spaces, tell stories, and cultivate communities? Our ability to control and manipulate light has steadily improved with time, and new technologies have allowed for ever greater creative ...

UNITE: Pioneers of Prosthetic Design

Amazing advances are happening in the fields of prosthetics and bionics. Surgeons and prosthetic designers are working together to change lives. This panel discussion highlights pioneers of prosthetic and bionic ...

Annual Meeting 2019

Join Design Museum Portland for our inaugural Annual Meeting! Starting in 2019 we’re making one of our four Board of Directors meetings open to the community — join us for our ...

Annual Meeting

Starting in 2019 we’re making one of our four Board of Directors meetings open to the community — join us for our first Annual Meeting! Hear from Design Museum staff ...

Mothership: Embedding Empathy into Health Culture

By Martelle Esposito, MS, MPH • Photos courtesy of Liz Lyszyk and Mothership In Texas, Christine attended her follow-up appointment with the pediatrician after the birth of her first son. She ...