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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 ...

Kids Design Workshop • Pop-Up Adventure Play

Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, child-driven play events where children are allowed the autonomy to create playscapes that meet their individual needs. Materials such as tape, cardboard, tools, and fabric ...

Extraordinary Playscapes Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of Design Museum’s Extraordinary Playscapes Exhibition in PNCA’s sky-lit Gallery! On the evening of October 6th, during the First Thursday, get your first look at one of ...

Extraordinary Playscapes • Exhibit through December 17

Hours: Everyday from 9am – 8pm   This national exhibition and education program explores the latest thinking in playground design while presenting how vital free play is to childhood development, thriving communities, ...

Support our next exhibit: Extraordinary Playscapes

  Hi there! I write this on the cusp of our biggest project ever at Design Museum Portland — it’s focused on something we care deeply about: play. Yes, that’s me in the ...