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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 Adventure: Amsterdam, A Sustainable City

Join Design Museum on this once in a lifetime travel experience in partnership with Bike & Places, an educational travel company, and with the support of Holland Innovation Network and ...

10 Years of Design Museum Boston & What’s Next

By Sam Aquillano, Executive Director 10 years. In a city like Boston with museums and universities that are literally hundreds of years old, 10 years sounds like a small blip in ...

Design Museum Adventure: Amsterdam, A Sustainable City

Join Design Museum on this once in a lifetime travel experience in partnership with Bike & Places, an educational travel company, and with the support of Holland Innovation Network and ...

Experimenting with Education

by Angie UyHam, District Design and Innovation Coach, Cambridge Public Schools I remember being four-years- old, holding the edge of my mother’s dress as she dropped me off for the first ...

Announcing Our New Summer Series

We’re excited to announce a new series to maximize your summer design inspiration: Summer Story Hour!   Design is often used to tell a story. Design Museum Portland’s Summer Story Hour offers the ...

Summer Story Hour: Beyond Barriers

Hear from innovators who are changing the game for their communities by expanding the impact of design.   The best design comes from creative thinkers who are living and breathing the world ...

Summer Story Hour: Small but Mighty

Explore products and devices that are changing the world from the palm of our hands.   Design impact can be defined in large-scale terms, from the cities we live in to the ...

Summer Story Hour: Actionable Resilience

How do we approach sustainability as it relates to our transportation, our energy usage, or the preservation of our historic roots?   To be sustainable is to consider long-term relationships between ...

Teaching the Next Design Thinkers

Elements for a K-12 Design Education Program By Sam Aquillano, Executive Director, Design Museum Foundation What do we need to teach young aspiring designers as they move through their K-12 experience? ...

Open Source Healthcare

Design Museum Mornings with Juhan Sonin, Director at GoInvo  The algorithms that drive our care, to our clinical and life data, to hospital and treatment pricing, are governed by blackbox services. By using ...