Schedule

One week, many voices. The heart and soul of Design Week Portland is in these events, conceived and hosted by the creative community of an entire city.

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Sunday April 7

All Day

April 7, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio

Morning

April 7, 2019 / 10:00am1:00pm / Festival Event

Indigo Vat Basics

Lets talk about the magic of indigo from plant to dye vat.

R A W Textiles
April 7, 2019 / 10:00am1:00pm / Festival Event

Cannabis Floral Arrangements & Color Theory with Make & Mary™ and Jill Mason of Starflower

Arranging using the season colors and cannabis as our muse

Make & Mary™
April 7, 2019 / 10:00am11:30am / Festival Event

Dance Church™

Dance Church™

Bone Velvet Arts Formation

Afternoon

April 7, 2019 / 1:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Make a Chocolate Sculpture

Learn about chocolate techniques, craft elements to create a sculpture.

Chocolate Craft Studio
April 7, 2019 / 2:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Art Show and Fundraiser in Celebration of Earth Month

Enjoy an art show curated by Forest For The Trees and silent auction.

Snow Peak and Forest for the Trees

Evening

April 7, 2019 / 6:00pm7:30pm / Festival Event

wonderful, really

An exploration of identity, agency, and self-expression in the digital age

rockcitysea
April 7, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

The Next Dig

Form and material studies by Portland designers.

Union
April 7, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Agencies of Change: Art of Resilience and Resistance, A Poster Show for Trans Lifeline

Come celebrate design and the transgender community with Murmur Creative.

Murmur Creative

Monday April 8

All Day

April 8, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio

Evening

April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Changing Course : Short Stories From Designers + Creatives

Who redefined their intent to include the unexpected

LWD - League of Women Designers
April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

New Tools for Interior Designers: Reimagining the Handmade Rug

Exhibition featuring new rugs with talk by Lapchi design-consultants.

Lapchi Rug Design Studio
April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Opening Party

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Tuesday April 9

All Day

April 9, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio
April 9, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Evening

April 9, 2019 / 5:30pm7:30pm / Festival Event

Design Thinking in Art and Hospitality

Cultural Producers Discuss Curating Art in Hospitality to Evoke Place

Canopy Hotel Portland Pearl with Elizabeth Leach

Wednesday April 10

All Day

April 10, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio
April 10, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Afternoon

April 10, 2019 / 4:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

Spring Runway Preview and Collection Launch Party

The first solo runway presentation from One Imaginary Girl

One Imaginary Girl
April 10, 2019 / 4:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

The Otherworldly Goddess Tote: Customize your tote with NDA Leather, Barrow PDX, and Holy Voids

The Otherworldly Goddess Tote: Block Printing, Leather work, and more!

Holy Voids, NDA Leather, and Barrow PDX

Evening

April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

ART IN THE OPEN: Live art installation + conversation

The power of artistic expression in our urban landscape.

Killian Pacific
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Dungeons & Dragons & Design

Watch or participate in a game of D&D w/Portland Creatives!

Jolby & Friends
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Leatherworking: Make a Marbled Leather Field Notes Cover

Make a marbled leather Field Notes cover. Marble & hand-sew leather!

Brass Button Events
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm8:30pm / Festival Event

Make Love Not Ads

Thoughtfully crafting the path to brand love, from discovery to loyalty.

NORTH
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

The Metaphysical Photo Booth

A sensual mood-enhancing photo booth experience

New Age Design Studio

Thursday April 11

All Day

April 11, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation
April 11, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio

Morning

April 11, 2019 / 6:00am9:00am / Festival Event

Momentum Mornings: PDX

A morning dose of inspiration to build momentum for the things that matter.

MMNTM Labs
April 11, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Wayfinding Workshop: An Introduction to Design for (Real) Life

Learn ways to incorporate design into real life — starting with yours.

Spark Expedition

Afternoon

April 11, 2019 / 1:00pm4:00pm / Festival Event

Wildcraft Studio School @ adidas Maker Lab: Leatherworking 101

Learn the basics of leather working and hand-stitching

adidas Maker Lab and Wildcraft

Evening

April 11, 2019 / 5:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

What is Technology? (Day 1 of 3)

Conference, Exhibition, and Experience

University of Oregon Portland
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Frames In Motion

An epic exquisite corpse collaboration

oddfellows
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

From Obstacles to Inspiration:

Why creative careers are out of reach for many in marginalized groups.

We Are HERE
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Breaking Borders: From Mexico to the World

How Mexican design is igniting a new perspective and breaking borders.

INDUSTRY
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Textiles in the Marketplace: Panel Discussion + Textile PopUp Event

Panel Discussion + Textile Pop Up, hosted by The Hoxton

Stockpiler

Friday April 12

All Day

April 12, 2019 / 12:00am5:30pm / Festival Event

Who Gets to Decide?

We Ask Tiny Humans to Redesign PDX Through Their Eyes.

KSMOCA
April 12, 2019 / 8:30am6:00pm / Festival Event

What is Technology? (Day 2 of 3)

Conference, Exhibition, and Experience

University of Oregon Portland
April 12, 2019 / 9:00am3:30pm / Festival Event

Urban Sketching: Using Drawing to Become a Better Designer

Feed your muse by drawing inspiration from the real world

Portland Sketcher
April 12, 2019 / 9:00am4:30pm / Festival Event

Pop-Up Place: Open Gallery

Innovating the Future of Social Infrastructure

Portland Bureau of Transportation
April 12, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio

Afternoon

April 12, 2019 / 2:00pm4:30pm / Festival Event

Performing Interaction Design

Interaction is performative, design methods are static. Come shake it up!

The Institute for Comedic Inquiry (IFCI) and plus & greater than (+&>)

Evening

April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Express Yourself: A Modern Embroidery Workshop to Mend and Customize Your Clothes

Stitch,mend,extend the life of your clothes with style in this fun workshop

Amy L. Frazer, Design and Illustration
April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

A Nod to Mod: Moto-Inspired Fashion

Timeless Italian scooters inspire a performance art fashion show

Portland Apparel Lab & Vespa Portland
April 12, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

HUDDLED MASSES

A multi-designer installation celebrating diversity in Portland.

Claws Out

Saturday April 13

All Day

April 13, 2019 / 9:00am7:00pm / Festival Event

What is Technology? (Day 3 of 3 + OMSI)

Conference, Exhibition, and Experience

University of Oregon Portland and OMSI
April 13, 2019 / 9:00am6:00pm / Festival Event

All The Feels

Playful art installation wants to play with you.

Vania Vananina Studio
April 13, 2019 / 10:00am3:00pm / Festival Event

Hand Lettering Workshop - Sign Painting 101

Hand Lettering Workshop - Sign Painting 101

Studio Signs & Pictorial Displays, Inc.

Morning

April 13, 2019 / 10:00am12:30pm / Festival Event

Learn to Sew: The Portsmith Waxed Canvas and Leather Tote

Make a waxed canvas & leather tote in a few hours! No experience necessary!

Klum House
April 13, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Manage Your Time, Manage Your Creativity

How to reclaim your time for creative energy and creative projects.

11:11 Supply
April 13, 2019 / 11:00am3:00pm / Festival Event

Consider the Chair

Discuss Enzo Mari's furniture designs and build a chair from recycled wood.

To Be Determined

Afternoon

April 13, 2019 / 2:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Learn to Make: Waxed Canvas & Leather Dopp Kit

Make a waxed canvas & leather dopp kit in a few hours!

Klum House
April 13, 2019 / 3:00pm5:00pm / Festival Event

Design in One Contemporary Photographer's Work

Contemporary Design in Visual Art

Larry Cwik Photographic Fine Art

Evening

April 13, 2019 / 6:00pm10:00pm / Festival Event

24/7 by Judy Kim

An exhibit documenting visual culture of immigrant-owned convenience stores

Paragraph
April 13, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Tender Table: Stories about food, family, identity

Tender Table: Stories about food, family, identity

Tender Table