Design Museum Gala

November 1, 2018 -- 6:30pm
Jupiter NEXT (900 E Burnside)

Celebrate 5 years of Design Impact in your most Creative Orange attire at Design Museum Portland Gala 5.

Gala 5 is Design Museum Portland’s first annual fundraiser.For 5 years, Design Museum has been highlighting the impact design has on the community, as seen in programs such as Extraordinary PlayscapesBespoke Bodies, and Street Seats. On November 1, you are invited to celebrate this mission, wear your most creative orange cocktail attire, and generate your own transformative impact in the world of design.

Design Museum Portland Gala 5 is about you, the design community. The theme, Most Creative Orange, is an opportunity to let your creativity run wild. Be outrageous, be bold, be vibrant – it’s what makes it a community worth celebrating. It’s 50% Halloween, 50% Met Gala, and 100% Design Museum Portland.

During the gala, you’ll discover:

  • An orange-themed costume party: Wear your Most Creative Orange for a chance to win ‘best dressed’ (see prizes below)
  • Uniquely designed experiences by a selection of Portland’s finest designers for a one-of-a-kind evening
  • Local food & drink from your neighborhood favorites
  • A silent auction fundraiser stocked with goodies for your loved ones
  • Dancing, photo opps, and plenty of surprises all night long


Most Creative Orange • Best Dressed Prizes

  • A feature in Design Museum Magazine winter issue
  • Featured coverage on Design Museum social media, blog, and photo albums
  • 2 free tickets to Gala 6 in 2019
  • Beverage selection from Ken Wright Cellars and Brew Dr. Kombucha


Celebrate 5 years with us; one night only.

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