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Handcrafted Entrepreneurs

Learn the journey of going from maker to entrepreneur while staying true to your craft with prominent Portland creatives. Design Museum Portland and The Joinery are partnering up for a UNITE discussion this Design ...

Design Museum Portland Launches Design Museum Mornings

For Immediate Release Contact: Erica Rife, Community Manager • 520.977.2047 • erica@designmuseumfoundation.org Design Museum Portland Launches Design Museum Mornings April 28, 2017—PORTLAND, OR—Design Museum Portland is proud to bring the city of Portland Design ...

Design Museum Mornings: Invoking Change Through Modular Design

  Gain exposure to the range of applications for modular design, from community transformation to improving lives with Todd Ferry, Center for Public Interest Design. Join us for Portland’s second monthly Design Museum Mornings! The modular building ...

Design Museum Mornings Launch: Designers Taking Action

Consider the influence and impact of design when it comes to social activism during Design Museum Mornings with Natalie Sundeleaf Sept, meeter and maker. Design has an extensive impact on how social movements are ...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

This month is about elevating women that are doing incredible things for their communities. The world is powered by people who are courageous, passionate, and kind, and we saw the ...

Spring Celebration

Spring is so close we can (almost) taste it, and we’re ready to celebrate! We at Design Museum are so excited for the year ahead, and we want to share it ...

A Little Love for Design

Happy Valentine’s Day! We want to show some love to some of the art, inspiration, and education that our community has to offer. Here are some of our recent favorites: Image courtesy ...

#SignDesignPDX

We were once again blown away this weekend by the power of our community. In the midst of empowered voices came visual creativity from young and old in the form ...

Recap: Extraordinary Playscapes

This past fall, we officially kicked off our biggest season yet with Extraordinary Playscapes. This exhibit was quite literally years in the making and focused on two things we care ...

#SnowmanDesign

In honor of last week’s epic snowstorm, we gathered some of our favorite #SnowmanDesign shots on Instagram. Check out the city’s most creative snowman designers below! #pdxsnowpocalypse2017 #pdxsnowman #pdxsnow #seriouslywtf A ...