Design Educators Forum

In Conjunction with Portfolio 1-on-1®

What are the big topics in design education today? Get together with fellow educators to talk through the big issues in graphic design, teaching and industry news.

The Design Educator Forum is a chance for design instructors to mingle and discuss a variety of hot topics while students are sharing portfolios.

All design educators and industry enthusiasts are invited to attend this free event.


GoKart Labs
110 N 5th Street, Suite 520, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Located across the street from Portfolio 1-on-1 at Mill City Nights.


There are a few metered spaces in front of Cowboy Jack’s but we recommend parking in either Ramp B or Ramp C.

Saturday, April 2nd

9:00–9:30 refreshments

9:30–9:45 welcome

9:45–10:30 small group discussion

10:30–10:45 coffee break

10:45–11:30 small group discussion

11:30–12:30 social time

No pre-registration is required.

About the Education Committee

Hosted by AIGA Minnesota’s education committee, this event is part of our design education get-togethers. These events are intended to facilitate and reinforce connections between the state’s visual mentors.

Questions? Please contact Angela Niemi, Director of Education, at