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UNITE: Why Play?

Join an all-star panel of play experts as they discuss the importance of playing! This summer, Design Museum San Francisco’s UNITE panel discussion will address the multiple meanings that reside in ...

Meet Our Rockstar Lineup for UNITE: Why Play?

“The opposite of play is not work – it is depression.” This infamous quote from Brian Sutton-Smith lives on through play’s most distinguished advocates and leaders, and is a driving ...

Kids Design Workshop

Let your child’s creativity shine with this hands-on exploratory workshop, where kids can imagine and build their own Extraordinary Playscapes! Only one in four adolescents get the recommended 60 minutes of ...

Recap: Extraordinary Playscapes Opening Reception

On April 6th, we officially kicked-0ff Extraordinary Playscapes at the San Francisco Public Library! Our biggest exhibition to date is comprised of extensive case studies, dioramas, and interactive play installations. We ...

Extraordinary Playscapes Opening Reception

Design Museum’s Extraordinary Playscapes is landing in San Francisco on April 6th! This national exhibit has traveled from Boston to Portland and is arriving in SF this April. We are bringing the power of play ...

Extraordinary Playscapes • On View Through July 8th

Extraordinary Playscapes  On View: April 6 – July 8, 2017  San Francisco Main Library Fisher Children’s Center, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA Download Press Release Featured in The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, FastCo Exist, ...

Workplace Innovation Summit

The Center for Workplace Innovation is a hub for thought leadership focused on improving how we work. Join us on November 3 at the Innovation and Design Building alongside thought leaders from ...

Recap: Story Hour – Social Impact

If the essence of design is creating something for someone else, the speakers at our latest event showed us how rewarding it can be to co-design something for social good. ...

Story Hour: Social Impact

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Recap: Tomorrow We Disappear – Film Screening

Design Museum San Francisco hosted a film screening last week of Tomorrow We Disappear, in conjunction with SPUR. The screening was followed by a Q&A with Adam Weber, the co-director ...