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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 ...

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.   ...

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 ...

Event Recap • Diversity to Equity, By Design

Event Recap • Diversity to Equity, By Design   How has design become homogenized? Future Work Design Co-Founder Nina Narelle and Partner Katie Ausburger said it is “by design” at Design Museum ...

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon

Event Recap • Illuminating a Cultural Icon Zachary Suchara, Principal at Luma Lighting, discusses the lighting design process behind the newly-renovated Japanese Garden Cultural Village. Since its opening in 1967, the Japanese Garden ...

Exhibition Recap • Street Seats

Design Museum Portland’s outdoor exhibition Street Seats: Urban Benches for Vibrant Cities lives on at World Trade Center Portland. In August 2018, Design Museum Portland unveiled its 7-month outdoor design ...

Gala 5 Recap

Design Museum Portland celebrated its fifth birthday with a sea of orange at Gala 5 at Jupiter NEXT on November 1. Our inaugural gala was an inspirational success, thanks to ...

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 ...

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 ...