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6 Things We Learned About Modular Design

Last Friday, Design Museum Portland held our second-ever Design Museum Mornings featuring Todd Ferry! Todd is a faculty member at the Center for Public Interest Design, a research center at ...

Portland’s Innovative Modular Designs

Explore how modular designs are shaping Portland, from tackling community issues to making delicious smoothies. Modular design has been a driving force in some of Portland’s most prominent trends, including food carts and tiny ...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

This month is about elevating women that are doing incredible things for their communities. The world is powered by people who are courageous, passionate, and kind, and we saw the ...

A Little Love for Design

Happy Valentine’s Day! We want to show some love to some of the art, inspiration, and education that our community has to offer. Here are some of our recent favorites: Image courtesy ...

#SignDesignPDX

We were once again blown away this weekend by the power of our community. In the midst of empowered voices came visual creativity from young and old in the form ...

Recap: Extraordinary Playscapes

This past fall, we officially kicked off our biggest season yet with Extraordinary Playscapes. This exhibit was quite literally years in the making and focused on two things we care ...

#SnowmanDesign

In honor of last week’s epic snowstorm, we gathered some of our favorite #SnowmanDesign shots on Instagram. Check out the city’s most creative snowman designers below! #pdxsnowpocalypse2017 #pdxsnowman #pdxsnow #seriouslywtf A ...

Please Welcome Our Community Manager, Erica Rife!

We are excited to announce Erica Rife as our new Community Manager at Design Museum Portland! Erica has been a huge supporter of the museum since 2012, when we were ...

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Support Design Museum Portland Design Museum Foundation  | Share:#DMGIVE I’d like to ask that you consider making a gift.And you’re probably wondering, “Why?” Here’s my answer… Because your gift to Design Museum Portland has the ...

Support More Transformative Design in Portland!

Make a Year-End Gift   I hope you’ve had a chance to see our latest exhibition, Extraordinary Playscapes. A few weeks ago I was sitting outside next to the new playscape we ...