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Press Release: Street Seats Design Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Design Museum Portland Announces Semi-Finalists in Street Seats Design Challenge For Immediate Release High-resolution media images and additional information available here: https://bit.ly/2xIzWDQ Design Museum Portland announces 15 unique benches showcased in this ...

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 4, 2018 – February 2019 World Trade Center Portland & Tom McCall Waterfront ...

Summer 2018 Lineup

It’s time to soak up the sun, celebrate Street Seats, and gear up for an exciting summer event lineup! We are ready to take our appreciation for ever-present design out to bask in the sunlight. ...

Meet the Street Seats Jury

Join us in welcoming the high-caliber experts who will judge each unique Street Seat design!   The deadlines have whizzed past, the entries have arrived, and the Street Seats applications are now closed! ...

Spring 2018 Lineup

April showers bring a blooming Spring event lineup! As we emerge from our dour winter weather, we are ready to celebrate the sunshine and lift your spirits by bringing you a full line up of our ...

Don’t Let Street Seats Pass You By – Apply Now!

You’ve only got 3 weeks to apply for a chance to make a lasting impact on Downtown’s urban character. We want YOUR designs for OUR city!   Want to make your mark in ...

Why Portland?

As Street Seats rapidly approaches, here’s why there’s nowhere else we’d rather be for this design, urban innovation, and sustainability challenge than Bridgetown! The City of Portland has a rich history of ...

Recap • UNITE: Human Tech Connect

The field of prosthetics is rapidly advancing with life-altering technology. Devices that were once relegated to the annals of science fiction are being developed and tested, potentially usable in the not-too-distant future. As ...

Your Paralympic Games Viewing Guide!

Celebrate the 2018 Paralympic Games using our viewing guide to take you through the history and essentials of this remarkable international competition!   History As a result World War II, the number of people with ...

Street Seats FAQ

Ready to participate in Street Seats? Here’s everything you need to know! As you prepare your Street Seats entry, you might want some clarification around the design challenge. We prepared a ...