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Design Museum Portland Gala 5: Most Creative Orange

Celebrate 5 years of Design Impact in your most Creative Orange attire at Design Museum Portland Gala 5. Gala 5 is Design Museum Portland’s first annual fundraiser. For 5 years, Design Museum ...

Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities

Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities Free Exhibit by Design Museum Portland Model Gallery: June 7, 2018 – August 31, 2018 Outdoor Exhibit: August 9, 2018 – February 2019 Grand Opening & Finalist Announcement: August 9, 2018 ...

5 reasons to attend Design Museum Portland Gala 5

Design Museum Portland Gala 5 is about you, the design community. From bites to beats, we’ve picked out the top 5 reasons you should attend. 1. Most Creative Orange Costume Contest ...

Design Museum Mornings: Innovating Wellness @ Work

How can you increase the resiliency and efficiency of your company? Working well requires you to be well. Creating a workplace culture with a reverence for failure is the first step ...

5 Local Pieces to Perfect your Most Creative Orange Look

Need help finding the perfect creative orange piece to wear to Gala 5? We’ve got you covered. Orange: the color of enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, and creativity. It’s bold, vibrant, and daring ...

Fall 2018 Lineup

It’s time to put on your raincoats, grab your pumpkin spice latte, and gear up for a season of design! This fall, we’re celebrating education environments, urban innovation, sustainability, and 5 ...

UNITE: Reimagine the Urban Experience

How do we transform the urban environment on a local level to inspire the city of the future?   Impactful urban design comes from collaboration – not just locally, but internationally. The ...

Kids Workshop: Build Your Own Bench

You can BYOB (Build Your Own Bench) with the whole family! Aspiring designers of all ages are invited to learn more about Street Seats and imagine your own public bench. Join Design ...

Press Release: Street Seats Winners Announced

Design Museum Portland announces winning outdoor furniture designs in Street Seats exhibition & competition.   For Immediate Release High-resolution media images and additional information available here: bit.ly/streetseatsmedia Design Museum Portland opens Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant ...

Design Museum Mornings: The Giving Seat

Come listen to husband and wife design team about the inspiration and production of their prize-winning bench, A Quiet Place to Sit and Rest. A seemingly radical idea: saving the world’s ...