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Designing a Healthier Society

Design Museum Mornings with Amy Bucher, Behavior Change Design Director at Mad*Pow.  Amy Bucher examines how individuals can collectively design a healthier society. Changing a society’s behavior is a tall order, ...

Gala 10: Celebrate a Decade of Design Impact

The biggest Design Museum event of the year! Gala 10 celebrates the 10th anniversary of Design Museum Foundation and represents the largest fundraising initiative of the Foundation. The money raised supports ...

Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics

Explore Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics, a multi-media exhibition highlighting people at the intersection of healthcare, style, and technology in prosthetic design.

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 ...

The Stress-Free Workplace

Design Museum Mornings with Leigh Stringer, Principal at EYP According to Jeff Pfeffer, author of Dying for a Paycheck, stress is the fifth leading cause of death at work. So what is ...

UNITE: Diversifying Design through Education

Why is there a lack of diversity in the design professions? The answer stems from systemic challenges minorities and people of color experience every day. This panel discussion takes a ...

Playing With Beautiful Stuff

Design Museum Mornings with Marina Seevak, Founding Director of The Beautiful Stuff Project.  Marina will share her award-winning early childhood curriculum that depends on the creative reuse of materials and brings joy, ...

Bespoke Bodies: e-NABLE Hands Assembly and Design Workshops

Get hands-on as we build 3D-printed prosthetics with the whole family! We are partnering with e-NABLE to build 3D-printed prosthetic hands for those in need! Each individual or family will work together through the process ...

Extraordinary Playscapes @ Moakley Courthouse

There is perhaps nothing more creative than children at play. For kids, creativity, ideation, and design are as natural as walking and talking. Their unbridled imagination inspires us, as adults, ...

Extraordinary Playscapes: Opening Reception

Extraordinary Playscapes is making its second appearance in Boston! Join us on May 2 to celebrate the opening of the exhibit at Moakley Courthouse. Extraordinary Playscapes features case studies of ...

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 ...

UNITE: Collective Sustainability

Our Spring UNITE discussion focuses on our collective responsibility to design and implement sustainable practices. While individual responsibility is important, we often underplay the role that organizations play in securing ...