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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, ...

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 ...

Design Museum Foundation Awarded Major Grants

Four programatic and operational grants will increase impact. The new funding comes from The National Endowment for the Arts, Sappi: Ideas that Matter, the Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative, and Massachusetts Cultural Council...

You can support great design.

As we approach the end of 2018, please consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to support great design in Boston. Design can change people’s lives — it is human-centered creativity that ...

Catalyzing Collaboration

Design Museum Mornings with Christina Marsh, Principal and co-founder of Atelier et Alia. It is widely accepted today that collaboration is needed to achieve great design, but what about the design ...

The Architecture of Health

Design Museum Mornings with Diana Anderson, MD, M.Arch, healthcare architect, and a board-certified internist. Can architecture impact health? Increasingly, clinicians are asking not only for the architect’s perspective, but to develop ...

Gala 5 Recap

Design Museum Portland celebrated its fifth birthday with a sea of orange at Gala 5 at Jupiter NEXT on November 1. Our inaugural gala was an inspirational success, thanks to ...