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Discover the people designing the future.

An inaugural gathering of
thinkers, makers, storytellers, and reinventors
who are shaping what's next right now

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Hopscotch Music Festival and New Kind, the Raleigh-based design and community-building firm, present the inaugural Hopscotch Design Festival. Hopscotch Design Festival will gather distinguished national talent and notable local contributors to share ideas and foster conversation about how design is shaping the future. Scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 4, in various downtown Raleigh venues, Hopscotch Design features more than 25 sessions from presenters who work across the disciplines of graphic design, user experience design, urban planning, technology, architecture, music, food, film, and more. With interactive sessions, workshops, and parties included, the two-day event will blend seamlessly into Hopscotch Music Festival beginning Thursday evening.

Participating Venues

Hopscotch Design Festival will take place at multiple venues within a walkable footprint of downtown Raleigh, including the Contemporary Art Museum, Kings Barcade, Flanders Gallery, Clearscapes, The Stockroom, The Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh City Museum, and Fletcher Opera Theater.

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Sept. 3-4
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Sept. 4-6

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