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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, ...

Extraordinary Playscapes: Opening Reception

Join the Design Museum Boston in celebrating the opening of Extraordinary Playscapes Exhibition at the Moakley Courthouse. We are thrilled one of our largest exhibitions will be making its second ...

Design Museum Mornings: Runway for Change

Explore the nooks and crannies of equity inside one of the city’s biggest expansion projects: the Portland International Airport.   Many of the spaces we inhabit on a daily basis are complicit ...

Shaking Up the System

Since the 2018 midterms, one message has been clear: politicians are ready to shake up and disrupt the status-quo. Our current government systems aren’t representing all constituents and change at ...

How pop-up retail is making urban spaces more exciting

Emily Isenberg is the Founder & Creative Principal of Boston based creative strategy and experiential marketing firm Isenberg Projects. Founded in 2011, Emily has built Isenberg Projects into one of ...

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon Zachary Suchara, Principal at Luma Lighting, discusses the lighting design process behind the newly-renovated Japanese Garden Cultural Village. Since its opening in 1967, the Japanese Garden ...

Why winter shouldn’t mean a break from risky play

“[Risky] play involves freedom of choice, personal enjoyment, and a focus on the activity itself rather than its outcomes. It is a time when we learn to collaborate, problem-solve, use ...

Spring 2019 Visitor’s Guide

We’re super excited to announce our events and programs for Spring 2019! From the upcoming opening of our new exhibition, Bespoke Bodies, to our monthly Design Museum Mornings series, we’re covering ...