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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 ...

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 • On View Through July 11th

Extraordinary Playscapes  On View: April 6 – July 11, 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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

Listen: Executive Director Podcast Interview

Our fearless leader, Sam Aquillano, was recently interviewed on Launch Council member, Robin Zander’s, podcast, and we thought you’d enjoy listening! Sam and Robin discuss the Design Museum Foundation, and how ...

Recap: Story Hour: Tactical Urbanism

by Andrea Fineman, Experience Designer, Adaptive Path   Design Museum SF’s first Story Hour brought together designers, authors, organizers, and policy makers to speak around the concept of Tactical Urbanism. The setting was swissnex ...

Design Museum SF News: Fall Season, Launch Council!

It’s an exciting time at Design Museum San Francisco! After some amazing events this past spring we have a great fall season ready for you, along with big news: we’re ...

Videos: Impact Design, Solving Problems

We have an amazing UNITE panel discussion coming up next week at Autodesk Gallery focused on Impact Design, how people are using design to do more for people while demanding less ...

Our first event! There are no shortcuts!

The Museum’s very first UNITE event kicked-off on the evening of Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at General Assembly’s new 5th floor suite in near Sansome and Market. The back rooms ...