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Collab

Collab is a group of design professionals and enthusiasts who support modern and contemporary design at the Museum. Enjoy exhibition previews, field trips, talks, special access to the Museum’s design collection, and opportunities to mingle with design curators and visionaries.

Become a Collab Member

Membership contributions fund Collab activities and support acquisitions, exhibitions, publications, and programs. Benefits include:
  • Invitations and discounted tickets to special Collab events
  • Discounts on design books in the Museum Store

Collab membership is available exclusively to Museum members. To join or renew, first select your membership level and then check Collab under Enhancements.


Upcoming Programs & Events

Want to know what’s in store for Collab? Then check out our calendar >>
DesignPhiladelphia Tour
Saturday, October 13, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CANCELED

Join fellow Collab members for a design-oriented tour of Philadelphia.

Tour of the 2018 Student Design Competition
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required
RSVP to friendsrsvp@philamuseum.org or 215-684-7722.

See what the next generation imagines for the future of design on a tour of the 2018 Collab Student Design Competition, led by one of the judges. Collab members reception to follow​.

​Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Dieter Rams: Principled Design

2018 Collab Design Excellence Award: Dieter Rams
Saturday, November 17, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Main building & Perelman Building
Paid tickets required
$150; $120 for Collab members (2 ticket limit per membership)
6 tickets for price of 5: $750

Each year Collab celebrates a design professional or manufacturer whose impact on the field is inspirational. This year we honor German architect and designer Dieter Rams, who developed a philosophy for rational, responsible, and enduring design that continues to resonate across the globe. A party follows the lecture.

​Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Dieter Rams: Principled Design

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Design Excellence Award. Photograph by Clint Blowers
Design Excellence Award. Photograph by Clint Blowers

2018 Collab Design Excellence Award:
Dieter Rams

Each year Collab presents the Design Excellence Award to a design professional or manufacturer whose impact on the field is inspirational. This year we honor German architect and designer Dieter Rams, who developed a philosophy for rational, responsible, and enduring design that continues to resonate across the globe. Explore his work in the exhibition Dieter Rams: Principled Design.

Past recipients of this prestigious award >>




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