Upcoming Events

Annual Benefit

2018 Annual Benefit

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Join the Design Trust and 300 dedicated urbanists for a festive evening celebrating our inaugural Public Space Honorees: Marc Heiman, President and CEO, Richter+Ratner; Polly Trottenberg, NYCDOT Commissioner; and Carl Weisbrod,  Senior Advisor, HR&A.

Past Events

Design Trust Council

A Walk in the Woods

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to join us for a walking tour of Central Park’s North Woods with Christopher Nolan, Central Park Conservancy’s Chief Operating Officer & Chief Landscape Architect.

Free!

Public Space Potluck

Public Space Potluck at the West Harlem Pier Park

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Gather with public space lovers for a breezy potluck on Tuesday, August 21, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, at the West Harlem Pier Park on the Hudson River and watch the sunset.

Free!

Public Space Potluck

Public Space Potluck at the New Sherman Creek Pop-Up Park

Thursday, August 09, 2018 @ 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Join the Design Trust for Public Space and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) for a Public Space Potluck on Thursday, August 9, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, at the new Sherman Creek Pop-Up Park, in the Inwood neighborhood, Upper Manhattan.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Sonic Gates Opening Performances and Reception

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Join us for the sound sculpture walk with performances and a reception celebrating the launch of the Sonic Gates public art series on the North Shore of Staten Island on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Future Culture: Exploring Staten Island's North Shore

Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ 10:15 AM – 1:30 PM

The North Shore of Staten Island boasts spectacular harbor views—and a concentration of mega projects. Nearly $2 billion has been invested in new real estate, including a new mall, an observation wheel, and hundreds of units of housing.

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

El-Space: Innovation in City Design & Urban Regeneration

Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 – 9:00 AM

Design Trust and NYC Department of Transportation's El-Space project represents the first comprehensive, citywide approach to planning, designing, and transforming the vast resource of space beneath and adjacent to elevated transportation infrastructure. 

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Studio Tour: Snøhetta

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to join us for a studio tour with Founding Partner, Craig Dykers, and Partner, Elaine Molinar of Snøhetta, an internationally renowned practice of architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture, and brand design.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Discover El-Space

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Join the Design Trust and NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) for a special tour of our Under the Elevated/El-Space pilot installation below the Gowanus Expressway at 36th Street and 3rd Avenue and a multi-city panel conversation, at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on May 17, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. And earn AIA credits!

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Exhibition Tour: Access+Ability

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 @ 4:30 – 6:30 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to join us for a tour of Access+Ability led by Cara McCarty, co-curator of the exhibition and curatorial director of the Cooper Hewitt.

Design Trust Council

Exhibition Tour: Art in the Open

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to join us for an exhibition tour of Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York at the Museum of the City of New York.

Free!

Party

2018 Open House

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Join us for a party with Design Trust supporters, partners, and fellows on Tuesday, January 30, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at our cozy Tribeca office on 40 Worth Street, Suite 603.

Design Trust Council

Exhibition Tour: "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"

Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to MoMA for a behind-the-scenes tour with Curatorial Assistant Kristina Parsons. Items: Is Fashion Modern? connects fashion and functionality, culture, labor, identity, and technology.

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