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Workplace Innovation Summit 2019: Transformational Technology

The 2019 event marked the 5th annual Workplace Innovation Summit. This year’s theme of “Transformational Technology” examined the pervasive technology that surrounds us in the workplace, how that technology is ...

Workplace Innovation Summit 2020

Early ticket can be purchased now for our 2020 Workplace Innovation Summit, on Friday November 13 at the Innovation and Design Building!  Details coming soon! ...

We Design: People. Practice. Progress.

We Design: People. Practice. Progress. brings together creatives from different backgrounds to examine and celebrate the range of career paths, applications, and impact in design. Spanning generations, geographies, and practices, We Design features...

Visit Design Museum at our 2020 Events

Our winter season is upon us, bringing with it a fantastic new roster of events and opportunities for you to spend time with Design Museum Portland. Catch up with us at ...

We Design Opening Reception at Clay Creative

Join us in celebrating the opening of We Design: People. Practice. Progress. We Design: People. Practice. Progress. brings together creatives from a variety of backgrounds to examine and celebrate the range of ...

Design Museum Holiday Gift Guide 2019

It’s that time of year, and Portland’s design community has something for everyone on your list. Being part of this community means supporting local, small-batch, environmentally-conscious designers as business partners in ...

Design Museum Mornings: Remaking the Grade

The understanding between teachers and students has traditionally been a one-way street: teachers assign work and students complete it according to a standardized rubric of conditions. But what happens when ...

The Cottonwood School: Place Based Education

By Sarah Anderson, Education Coordinator at the Cottonwood School of Civics and Science in Portland, OR, and Author of Bringing School to Life: Place-Based Education Across the Curriculum Many people would ...

Design Museum Mornings: People-Centered Transportation

How can we design streets, the most abundant public space in our cities, to work for all? The places where we live, work, and play should reflect us, the individuals who ...

Annual Meeting 2020

Design Museum Boston Annual Meeting Join us at the Red Thread + Steelcase showroom on January 22, 2020 for our Annual Meeting! We’re making one of our four Board of Directors ...

Design Museum Annual Meeting

Join us at our 2020 Annual Meeting! We’re opening our doors to you – our community – to look back on our impact in 2019 and look ahead at what’s ...

Winter 2020 Visitor Guide

Stay warm at Design Museum Boston this Winter! Join us at new We Design exhibition locations, and events throughout the Winter. Members will receive their Visitor Guide in the mail, ...