Archtober Partners range from museums, libraries, and cultural institutions, to embassies, foundations, and more. Partners organize programming on diverse topics, from NYC history, contemporary architecture, and climate change, to representation across design professions.
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Archtober Partners range from museums, libraries, cultural institutions and embassies, foundations, and more. Partners organize programming on diverse topics, from NYC history, contemporary architecture, and climate change, to representation in the design professions.
Interested in knowing more about what Archtober partnership entails? Get in touch!
‘T’ Space, located in the woodlands of Rhinebeck, NY, is an arts organization focused on the arts, education, design and ecology. Founded in 2010 by the Steven Myron Holl Foundation, ‘T’ Space has grown to become a vital center for the arts, nature and humanism in its region of the Hudson Valley.
In the heart of New York City, 1014 creates a space to explore global challenges and opportunities together - across the worlds of culture, ideas and society. With its digital components, 1014 extends its reach beyond the city.
Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, 1228 Madison is a boutique scale, exclusive residential building consisting of 13 private full-floor, duplex and triples homes. Deeply rooted in Classical architecture, the richly detailed façade comprised of shot-sawn limestone and heathered brick rises one block from the Guggenheim Museum and Central Park.
Founded in 1857, AIA New York is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The Chapter’s members include over 5,000 practicing architects, allied professionals, students, and public members interested in architecture and design. AIA New York is dedicated to three goals: design excellence, public outreach, and professional development.
The Alice Austen House fosters creative expression, explores personal identity, and educates and inspires the public through the interpretation of the photographs, life and historic home of American photographer, Alice Austen (1866-1952).
Architectural Record is an American monthly magazine that is dedicated to architecture and interior design.
The Architecture & Design Film Festival, celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate all types of people who are excited about architecture and design.
Architizer is how architects search for, evaluate and share building-products across teams. Founded in 2009, our mission is to empower architects with information to build better buildings, better cities and a better world.
Art Omi believes that exposure to internationally diverse creative voices fosters tolerance and respect, raises awareness, inspires innovation, and ignites change. By forming community with creative expression as its common denominator, Art Omi creates a sanctuary for the artistic community and the public to affirm the transformative quality of art.
The ACFNY seeks to enhance the appreciation of contemporary Austrian creative achievements in the United States. It offers programs focusing on current artistic and intellectual challenges and controversies and cooperates with cultural and academic institutions throughout the U.S.
The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture is a graduate research institute and gallery located in New York City.
The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, the last remaining 19th-century estate in the Bronx’s Pelham Bay Park, is a cultural and educational institution that serves the broader New York City community. The Bartow-Pell Conservancy works to preserve and maintain the historic Greek Revival mansion and carriage house, as well as the museum’s collection, its gardens, and the surrounding landscape, and to interpret the site’s history with innovative and dynamic educational and public programming for schools, adults, and families.
Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation is changing the industry of design and construction, for women, through education and research.
Our mission is to educate the public about American history through the legacy of Bowne family members, who participated in events of both regional and national significance spanning over 300 years. The museum is best known for its association with the principles of freedom of conscience and religious liberty in America, due to the activism of the nine generations of family who lived there. Bowne House is a New York City and National landmark, and a member of the National Park Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program.
The Bronx River Alliance serves as a coordinated voice for the river. We work in harmonious partnership to protect, improve and restore the Bronx River corridor. Their goal is to make a healthy ecological, recreational, educational, and economic resource for all communities through which the river flows.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard (the Yard) is a mission-driven industrial park that is a nationally acclaimed model of the viability and positive impact of modern, urban industrial development.
Brooklyn Public Library is among the borough’s most democratic civic institutions, serving patrons in every neighborhood and from every walk of life.
Build Out Alliance promotes and advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community within the building design and construction industry.
The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) connects New York City’s real estate and design communities to energy and lighting efficiency solutions through education, exhibitions, technology demonstrations, and research.
The Center for Architecture is a leading cultural venue for architecture and the built environment in New York City, informed by the complexity of the City’s urban fabric and in dialogue with the global community.
Formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Architecture Center is a nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. Their mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters.
China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business. China Institute is the go-to resource on China—from ancient art to today’s business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture.
Classic Harbor Line is the operating company of the Schooners Adirondack & America 2.0 and the Luxury Yachts Manhattan, Manhattan II & Kingston of Chelsea Piers. Operating sightseeing trips on New York waters since 1999, Classic Harbor Line specializes in bringing beautiful, classic-style vessels to the New York City waterways and creating special and memorable excursions.
GSAPP develops new forms of pedagogy, research, and practice to engage the crucial issues of our time across all scales of the built environment.
The Community Design Collaborative provides pro bono preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations in greater Philadelphia, creates engaging volunteer opportunities for design professionals, and raises awareness about the importance of design in revitalizing communities.
The Mission of the Conference House Association is to preserve, protect and maintain the historic Conference House, educate visitors about its historical significance and the role it played in the birth of our nation, and use the lessons learned from the failed peace conference to help resolve modern day conflicts within our youth and community.
The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization is a New York based, non-for-profit organization 501(c)(3) formed to promote a better understanding of the role of sustainable urbanization and resilient design in the planning of our cities.
The Consulate General of Estonia of New York is located on 305 E 47th Street.
The Consulate General of Finland, New York is located at 605 Third Avenue, 35th Floor.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design, and is the steward of one of the most diverse and comprehensive design collections in existence—more than 215,000 design objects spanning 30 centuries. From ancient textiles and works on paper to icons of modern design and cutting-edge technologies, Cooper Hewitt’s collection serves as inspiration for creative work of all kinds and tells the story of design’s paramount importance in improving our world.
Docomomo US New York/Tri-State’s mission is to increase public awareness and appreciation of Modern Movement architecture, landscape and urban design; to identify and document local examples; and to advocate for the protection of those determined most significant.
Danish Cleantech Hub organizes high-level conferences, customized fact finding tours, collaboration agreements, and workshops to create awareness of Danish cleantech solutions. By engaging Danish cities and municipalities as public partners, the Danish Cleantech Hub inspires US counterparts to look to Denmark for all climate adaptation needs.
The Design Trust for Public Space is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the future of public space in New York City. Our projects bring together city agencies, community groups and private sector experts to make a lasting impact–through design–on how New Yorkers live, work and play.
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, the last farmhouse in Manhattan, is a vital cultural asset in New York City. The mission of DFMA is to support the preservation of the historic site, to be a catalyst for engaging, adventuresome programming and to be a good neighbor and a dynamic resource for the community.
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, built c. 1812, is a New York City and State landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic house museum is famous as the final home of the writer. The Bronx County Historical Society has administered the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage as an historic house museum since 1975, in cooperation with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the Historic House Trust of New York City.
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers University serves as a center for the theory and practice of urban planning and public policy scholarship.
Film Forum is the only autonomous nonprofit cinema in New York City and one of the few in the U.S. As a cinema of ideas, Film Forum is committed to presenting an international array of films that treat diverse social, political, historical and cultural realities.
Our Vision is to foster artistic excellence and innovation. We bring audiences together via high-quality arts exposure and experiences through programs in Jazz, classical and world music, theater, dance and spoken word, family and education programs, senior programs, exhibitions and free community events.
Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in June 2011. Today, the Conservancy programs Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island, on behalf of the people of New York, and in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation inspires people to discover and embrace an architecture for better living through meaningful connections to nature, the arts, and each other.
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum's collections, landmarked buildings, and varied public programs that serve the community.
Ganondagan State Historic Site, also known as Boughton Hill, is a Native American historic site in Ontario County, New York.
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.
Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors.
Founded in 1981 by Mayor Edward I. Koch and its charter Board Chair, Joan K. Davidson, the Gracie Mansion Conservancy is a private not-for-profit corporation established to preserve, maintain, enhance, and enliven Gracie Mansion – one of the oldest surviving wood structures in Manhattan and home to the sitting mayors of New York City and their families since 1942, when the La Guardias arrived as the first official residents.
Green-Wood is 478 spectacular acres of hills, valleys, glacial ponds, and paths, throughout which exists one of the largest outdoor collections of nineteenth- and twentieth-century statuary and mausoleums. Four seasons of beauty from century-and-a-half-old trees offer a peaceful oasis to visitors, as well as its 570,000 permanent residents, including Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed, Charles Ebbets, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Horace Greeley, Civil War generals, baseball legends, politicians, artists, entertainers, and inventors.
Friends of the Lott House, incorporated as Hendrick I Lott House Preservation Association, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to preserve and interpret the history and material culture of the 1720 and 1800 Hendrick I. Lott farmhouse in Marine Park, Brooklyn. It aims to educate and engage the public about this historic structure; the Lott family; the farm community of enslaved, immigrant and native-born workers; and the history of southern Brooklyn through interpretive programming.
The Network’s mission is to support a community of infrastructure reuse projects in creating vibrant and equitable public spaces. Together, the Network explores how to create a world where people have access to vibrant public spaces that center local communities, build civic connections, support environmental resilience, and foster equitable community development.
The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the advocate for all of New York City’s historic neighborhoods. Our mission is to ensure the preservation of significant historic neighborhoods, buildings and public spaces in New York City, uphold the integrity of New York City’s Landmarks Law, and further the preservation ethic.
Located on New York City parkland, HHT’s 23 partner historic sites are open to all and are instrumental in creating engaging programs for their surrounding communities. Ranging from modest farms to grand mansions, these landmark sites provide essential windows into the lives of all New Yorkers, past and present.
Historic Richmond Town interprets and restores a living history village, operates a historical museum, and collects and preserves material culture to inspire engagement with and understanding of the diverse histories of Staten Island. As Staten Island's largest and oldest cultural institution, Historic Richmond Town possesses some of the most celebrated and storied historical items of American history. There are more than 100,000 artifacts, photographs, and archival collections from different time periods. The total number of individual objects or bits and pieces of history in our care is close to a million! Surrounding and containing our collections are original historic structures dating back as far as the 1660s.
The two main objects of the Institute are -to promote the general advancement of architecture and to promote and facilitate the acquisition of the knowledge of the various arts and sciences connected therewith; -to raise the standard of architecture in Hong Kong and the standard of professional architectural services offered by members of the Institute.
The Indigenous Society of Architecture, Planning, and Design (ISAPD) is the parent organization of the former Indigenous Scholars of Architecture, Planning, and Design at Yale. ISAPD is an expanded membership organization, now fiscally sponsored, focusing on increasing international knowledge, consciousness, and appreciation of Indigenous architecture, planning, and design, inclusive of landscape architecture and environmental design, in academia and the professional realm.
The Institute for Public Architecture uses design to challenge social and physical inequities in the city. They address urgent issues of design and policy by mobilizing a network of activists, professionals, government officials and community stakeholders. The IPA's collaborative process involves a focused design residency and related programs.
Japan Society is the premier organization connecting Japanese arts, culture, business, and society with audiences in New York and around the world.
Judd Foundation maintains and preserves Donald Judd’s permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives in New York and Marfa, Texas. The Foundation promotes a wider understanding of Judd’s artistic legacy by providing access to these spaces and resources and by developing scholarly and educational programs.
King Manor Museum interprets founding father Rufus King’s political legacy and antislavery history to teach critical thinking for a healthier democracy.
Home of the Queens Historical Society, Kingsland Homestead is a typical 18th-century farmhouse. The Queens Historical Society organizes local history exhibitions in the first floor rooms, where a permanent exhibit on the homestead and its people is also on display. An archive and library of primary and secondary source materials covering the 300-year history of Queens is available by appointment. Public programs offered by the Society include tours, talks, and concerts.
The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to work through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Los Angeles County.
Established in 1989, the Latvian Association of Architects aims to consolidate and coordinate efforts to maintain, refine and further the development of architecture within a cultural and historic environment. In doing so, it also promotes architects’ participation in cultural, economic and social activities.
Lefferts Historic House is an 18th-century Flatbush farmhouse and New York City landmark, jointly operated by Prospect Park Alliance and the Historic House Trust. Through hands-on experiences, cultural performances, and imaginative play, visitors learn about the rich history of Brooklyn and also gather together to celebrate the diversity of our community today.
he Lewis H. Latimer Fund, Inc. was established to preserve and promote the legacy of Lewis Howard Latimer (b.1848), the self-taught African-American inventor, electrical pioneer, poet, painter, and son of fugitive slaves. His historic, Landmarked home, the Lewis Latimer House Museum, is a fully functional public, cultural institution that provides primary research materials dedicated to his memory and that of other innovators of color who have made contributions to technology and the American life. The Museum offers STEAM educational programs, exhibitions and public programs in poetry, arts, technology, and social justice. Latimer's life story is used as a point of departure from which to examine issues of race, class, immigration and contemporary events.
Little Island at Pier 55 is an artificial island park in the Hudson River west of Manhattan in New York City, adjoining Hudson River Park. Designed by Heatherwick Studio, it is near the intersection of West Street and 13th Street in the Meatpacking District and Chelsea neighborhoods of Manhattan.
The Little Red Lighthouse stopped being used as a functional lighthouse long ago, but over the years this 40-foot-high structure has become a beacon of another kind. Located underneath the George Washington Bridge along this treacherous section of the Hudson River once known as Jeffrey’s Hook, this is one of the few surviving lighthouses in New York City and serves as a quaint reminder of the area’s history.
Founded in 2011, the Louis Kahn Estonia Foundation was established to honor Louis Kahn by remembering the diverse heritage on his native island and in Estonia by building creative bridges containing music, exhibitions, conferences.
The Lower Manhattan Historical Association is a collaborative umbrella organization for Downtown New York historical, cultural and military groups devoted to the study, preservation, commemoration and celebration of Lower Manhattan’s rich and complex history.
Located in Garrison, New York, approximately one hour north of New York City, Manitoga is the former home and 75-acre woodland garden of American industrial designer Russel Wright (1904-1976). Manitoga is a National Historic Landmark, an Affiliate Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and one of the few 20th century modern homes with original landscape open to the public. In 2021, the Russel & Mary Wright Design Gallery opened to the public, offering a permanent onsite display of the Wrights’ groundbreaking designs for the American home.
Through public education programs and exhibitions, restoration of its 1832 landmark building, and conservation of its original collections, the Museum tells the story of the domestic life of a wealthy merchant family and their four Irish servants, 1835-1865, when the mercantile seaport of New York City emerged as a growing metropolis and the commercial emporium of America.
The Monacelli Press is a leading publisher of books on architecture, the fine arts, interior design, landscape architecture, photography, and graphic design.
Monograph is a team made up of architects, landscape architects, designers, and technologists focused on building tools for the AEC.
As Manhattan’s oldest surviving residence, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, built in 1765, preserves, collects, and interprets history, culture, and the arts to explore inclusive narratives that engage and inspire diverse audiences.
The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) lifts up the voices of the people in the debates that shape New York’s built environment and leads the way toward a more livable city from sidewalk to skyline.
The Museum at Eldridge Street is housed in the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark that has been meticulously restored. Opened in 1887, the synagogue is the first great house of worship built in America by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
MoMA is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. Its extraordinary exhibitions and collection of modern and contemporary art are dedicated to helping you understand and enjoy the art of our time.
The Museum of the City of New York fosters understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future.
NYCxDESIGN is a not-for-profit organization committed to empowering and promoting the city’s diverse creative community. NYCxDESIGN started as a City-led initiative in 2013 and through grassroots efforts evolved into an influential entity, unifying New York’s creative capital under one umbrella and drawing significant exposure and opportunities to the City’s design disciplines, people, events, and related industries.
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study provides a distinctive liberal arts education for a diverse student body. Our faculty foster passionate, intellectual commitments from learners and prepare them for a world in which managing knowledge is key to success.
A diverse and multifaceted cultural and educational enterprise, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is an active and visible component of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex. The NMAI cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego.
For 70 years, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has led the movement to save America’s historic places. A privately funded nonprofit organization, they work to save America's historic sites; tell the full American story; build stronger communities; and invest in preservation's future.
Neue Galerie New York is a museum devoted to early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design, displayed on two exhibition floors.
New Buildings Institute (NBI) works collaboratively with industry market players—governments, utilities, energy efficiency advocates and building professionals—to promote advanced design practices, innovative technologies, public policies and programs that improve energy efficiency at the highest levels and decarbonize the built environment.
The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society is a cultural institution that focuses on preservation, modernism, education and community. Through exhibits, programs, library services and events, we celebrate history and explore its role in shaping the future.
New Jersey Institute of Technology is the state's public polytechnic university and a leader in STEM education, research, economic development, and service.
The New York Botanical Garden is an advocate for the plant world. The Garden pursues its mission through its role as a museum of living plant collections arranged in gardens and landscapes across its National Historic Landmark site; through its comprehensive education programs in horticulture and plant science; and through the wide-ranging research programs of the International Plant Science Center.
New York Institute of Technology, commonly known as New York Tech and by the initials NYIT, is a private research university founded in 1955. It has two main campuses in New York—one in Old Westbury, on Long Island; and one in Manhattan.
The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, established in 1980 to support the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission as well as to foster public awareness of preservation through educational outreach. The Foundation sponsors the Bronze Plaque, Historic District Markers, and Street Sign programs, denoting historic districts in the five boroughs of the City.
The New York Public Library is a public library system in New York City. With nearly 53 million items and 92 locations, the New York Public Library is the second largest public library in the United States and the fourth largest in the world.
The “New York Review of Architecture” is as a cooperative of working writers, architects, and artists who review architecture in New York.
New York School of Interior Design is a private, not-for-profit college devoted to the design of the interior environment. Their guiding principle is that the successful design of an interior space improves human welfare, and that the interior design profession assumes an important role in ensuring that spaces are beautiful, functional, healthy, safe, and built in a socially and environmentally conscientious way.
The Noguchi Museum was founded and designed by internationally renowned American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) for the display of what he considered to be representative examples of his life’s work.
The Old Stone House & Washington Park is dedicated to preserving and teaching local and national history as it has impacted our historically significant Brooklyn neighborhood. The Old Stone House building is a reconstruction of the 1699 Vechte-Cortelyou House on land taken from the Lenape as early as 1639. Located in Washington Park, on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus in Brooklyn, it marks the place where the original Dutch farmstead stood and the culminating engagement of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn took place.
First among equals comes culture, understood not just as art but as a way of life. Onassis Culture, with the Onassis Stegi as its hub, with its theatrical and dance performances, its art exhibits, conversations, lectures, printed editions, and steady digital presence, begins the conversation about what’s happening, what should be happening, what we’d like to see happening in Athens, Beirut, the Balkans, New York, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires — in short, all over the world.
Open House New York provides broad audiences with unparalleled access to the extraordinary architecture of New York and to the people who help design, build, and preserve the city. Through year-round programs and the annual OHNY Weekend, Open House New York celebrates the best examples of design and planning throughout the five boroughs, from historic to contemporary, and helps foster a more informed conversation about how architecture and urban design sustain New York as a vibrant place to live, work, and learn.
Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts. They work with the world's most influential authors to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food, and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon has a long and distinguished history as an art-book publisher with over 1,500 titles in print.
Pratt Institute’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies serves those seeking professional education in the fields of art, design, and architecture. We are committed to providing a hub where interactive learning, innovation and creative solutions are at the core of the experience delivered to changemakers, artists and designers of all ages.
The Pratt School of Architecture educates future leaders in design, planning, and management disciplines by offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the professional fields of architecture, urban design, city and regional planning, construction and facilities management, environmental management, urban placemaking, historic preservation, and real estate.