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Call For Entries • Street Seats International Design Challenge!

Calling all designers, architects, makers, builders, artists, and creatives: New international design challenge for a public outdoor bench exhibition!   Call for Entries REGISTER   We are pleased to announce Street Seats: Urban Benches for ...

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View: Feb 15 – May 9, 2018 Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at PNCA Advancements in medicine, robotics, and ...

Design Museum Mornings: Nature Play in the City

Observe an urban playscape transform into a sustainable, natural oasis.    Outdoor and risky play has proven to have a powerfully positive effect in childhood development, encouraging kids to explore, imagine, and ...

UNITE: Human Tech Connect

Explore the irreplaceable role of human relationships in the robust world of prosthetic technology.   Prosthetic technology is rapidly advancing with robotics, 3D-printing, and studies in anatomy and neurology. The most essential component ...

Innovative Approaches to Design & Education

Get schooled on these five innovative approaches to education.   Education is the foundation upon which we build our lives. Engaging content is an integral component to inspire future generations into positions ...

Event Recap • Business x People x Design

Keynote Stephanie Gioia shares how good design can be a powerful strategic asset for companies to rethink, restructure, and relaunch. Defining Design When it Comes to Business This January, we kicked off a ...

Guest Blog: Show Show Creator & Host Melody Rowell

We sat down with Founder and CEO of the Show Show Lab, Melody Rowell, to chat about her upcoming VR/AR Comedy Show! In the world of emerging technology, virtual and augmented ...

2017 • A Year in Review

Thank you for making 2017 a wonderful year at Design Museum Portland! What a year it has been! Between brand-new programs, a growing membership base, and a shiny new book, 2017 ...

Welcome our newest Director’s Circle Member, Knoll!

We are excited to announce our newest Director’s Circle Member, Knoll! Knoll joins the Design Museum Portland Director’s Circle as our newest Bronze Member! Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, ...

Support Our Next Exhibition • Give to the Annual Fund

Hi there! We’re working on our next big exhibition at Design Museum Portland: Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics. It’s an amazing time to look at this field through ...

Announcing our Winter 2017-2018 Lineup

Experience the best design impact Portland has to offer this winter! We are elated to announce our full winter series of events! Don’t miss our best-yet Design Museum Mornings programs, covering ...

Event Recap • Provocations for a More Vibrant City

Design, community, and accessibility can redefine Portland’s waterfront and connect the city like never before.   Portland’s growth is on the minds of designers, urban planners, and city innovators. How do we scale ...