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Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics Opening Reception
February 15, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Celebrate the opening of Design Museum’s Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics exhibition at PNCA’s Center for Contemporary Art & Culture!
Join us on February 15 for an evening of music, refreshments and the first look at this major exhibition and education program that considers the contemporary world of prosthetic design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective. Bespoke Bodies will feature over 35 case studies with real stories from professional athletes, veterans, and kids learning to live with limb difference. Visitors will get to view and examine actual prosthetic devices, historical surveys, videos, interactive models and more to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the impact of prosthetic design.
Members-only: Meet Exhibition Curator, Amanda Hawkins, who will lead a private tour of Bespoke Bodies exclusive to Design Museum Portland members – Feb 15 at 5:00pm in advance of the public opening. Not a Member yet? Join here!
About Design Museum Portland
We’re a new kind of museum focused on educating the world about design. We’re based in Portland, but don’t have our own gallery space. We’re a distributed museum with exhibits & events all over town.
Cover image courtesy Design Museum Portland.
- February 15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Activism, a_expired, Community, Design, Education, Engineering, Equity, Exhibit, Networking, Open House, Resiliency, Social Event