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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 ...

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 ...

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: 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 ...

Support our Annual Fund

Make an end-of-year gift to support the future of Design Museum Portland. For the last six years, Design Museum Portland has been working hard to fully live our mission of bringing ...

We Design: People. Practice. Progress.

Design Museum’s newest initiative, We Design: People. Practice. Progress., launches in Portland in winter 2020! We Design: People. Practice. Progress. brings together creatives from different backgrounds to examine and celebrate the range ...

Reliving Gala 6 • Explore the Senses

Design Museum Portland celebrated its sixth anniversary with this year’s iteration of our annual gala celebration, Gala 6: Explore the Senses, on October 19th at Slabtown’s Field Office in partnership ...

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 ...