Upcoming Events

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. 

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.

Past Events

Annual Benefit

2017 Art + Design Benefit Auction

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Join us for a truly special evening on Wednesday, November 1 at Dune Studios, recognizing the Design Trust's efforts in ensuring NYC's public realm remains PUBLIC FOR ALL, and celebrating our receipt of the prestigious 2017 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement.

Annual Benefit

2016 Art + Design Benefit Auction

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Please join us on Tuesday, November 1 at Dune Studios to celebrate the Design Trust for Public Space's unparalleled work in revitalizing NYC's shared spaces at the 2016 Art + Design Benefit Auction.

Annual Benefit

20th Anniversary Party!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

The Design Trust for Public Space turns 20 this year! Celebrate this exciting platinum anniversary with us and commemorate two remarkable decades of groundbreaking work in NYC’s public realm.

Annual Benefit

2014 Art+Design Benefit Auction

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 @ 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Join us at the 2014 Design Trust Art+Design Benefit Auction at Christie's, Inc.!

Annual Benefit

2013 Art+Design Benefit Auction

Thursday, November 07, 2013 @ 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Save the date for the 2013 Design Trust Art+Design Benefit Auction at Ralph Pucci International showroom! See the event recap.