Upcoming Events

Design Trust Council

Exhibition Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to MoMA for a behind-the-scenes tour of Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, an exhibition exploring the career of one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century.

Free!

Public Space Potluck

Public Space Potluck at Freeman Plaza East

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Gather with city enthusiasts as we share a meal on Thursday July 20, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, at Freeman Plaza East (Varick St. between Watts and Broome) in Lower Manhattan.

Public Space Potluck

Tour + Reception: 2nd Avenue Subway

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

We invite the Design Trust Council members to join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the 2nd Avenue Subway.

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.

Past Events

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

North Shore Exhibition Opening

Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Join us for the opening reception of North Shore on September 16, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, at Alice Austen House.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Future Culture Exhibition Opening

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Join us for the opening reception of Future Culture: Connecting People and Place on Staten Island’s North Shore on September 14, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, at ArtSpace @ Staten Island Arts.
Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Staten Island’s North Shore is changing at an incredible pace. In many ways, the creative and cultural sectors aid this development, as they shape the place where they live and work. How do we ensure these sectors continue to have role in and connect to this transformation?

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

The Future of Penn Station

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 @ 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Join us for a conversation examining the future of America's busiest transit hub.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Arts Connecting Staten Island

Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Join us for the discussion, Arts Connecting Staten Island: Powerful Civic Tools for Transformation, on Thursday May 12, from 6-7 pm at Cooper Union.

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Affordable Housing and the Public Realm

Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for a conversation on how we can improve neighborhoods through design, moderated by The Architect's Newspaper Editor-in-Chief William Menking. The brand-new edition of our Laying the Groundwork design guidelines will debut!

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

New Year's Party!

Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Welcome in the New Year with the Design Trust! 

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Same Time Every Day Exhibit

Thursday, November 18, 2010 @ 6:00 PM – Friday, November 18, 2011 @ 8:00 PM

Select images from Kramer O'Neill's Photo Urbanism fellowship, Same Time Every Day, will be on view at the Atlantic Avenue subway station for one year. See the event recap.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Intersections: Grand Concourse Beyond 100 Exhibit

Sunday, November 01, 2009 @ 12:00 PM – Sunday, January 03, 2010 @ 12:00 PM

Intersections: Grand Concourse Beyond 100, the exhibition will feature models, renderings, animations, plans, drawings, videos, and interactive multimedia presentations created by the seven Grand Concourse Beyond 100 competition finalists. See the event recap.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Out My Window Exhibit

Thursday, February 05, 2009 @ 12:00 PM – Saturday, March 28, 2009 @ 5:00 PM

Gail Albert Halaban, the Design Trust's fourth Photo Urbanism Fellow, will exhibit photos from her project Out My Window at Robert Mann Gallery from Feb 5 - Mar 28, 2009. See the event recap.

Free!

Exhibits, Tours & Conversations

Portrait of Jamaica Bay Exhibit

Saturday, February 10, 2007 – Monday, April 23, 2007

Photo Urbanism Fellow Travis Roozée will present his study Portrait of Jamaica Bay at the Museum of the City of New York on Feb 10. Exhibit will be on view through Apr 2007. See the event recap.

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