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Design Museum Mornings: Catalyzing Creative Collaboration

When creative people come together, amazing things happen. Each person’s exploration of creativity manifests in different ways. To catch the creative bug can be transformative and impactful, yet there is no ...

Design Museum Mornings: Building Narrative Power

Everything we do tells our story. What is yours? Storytelling is a uniquely-human expression. It’s a powerful experience for both storyteller and listener alike, and an opportunity to effect change at ...

Unveiling the 2019 Design Impact Posters

Be inspired by the 2019 Design Impact Poster Showcase, featuring talented Portland graphic artists. This year marks our sixth anniversary in Portland, and we celebrated big with our second-annual Gala and ...

6 Great Reasons to Attend Gala 6

Design Museum Portland Gala 6 is all about exploring design through the senses. From delectable cuisine to design-infused sensory experiences, we’ve picked the top 6 reasons why the Gala will ...

Gala 6 • FAQ

    What is the Gala Dinner? Enjoy the full night-long Design Museum celebration! Start the night with specialty cocktails and multi-sensory snacks while you browse and bid on the Silent Auction. Then, ...

Gala 6 • Supporters

    Presenting Sponsors Venue Partner Event Sponsors Supporting Sponsors Contributing Sponsors Support Design Museum Portland’s Annual Gala If you have questions about sponsorships, in-kind partnerships, or group tickets, please contact Erica Rife, erica@designmuseumfoundation.org.   ...

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 the Consulate ...

Gala 6 • Explore the Senses

Join us for an enchanted evening atop an architectural splendor with cityscape views, exploring the 6th sense: Design.     Design Museum Portland invites you to our second-annual Gala, celebrating our six years ...

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 ...