Pratt Presents Public Programs

Pratt Presents is a curated series of high-profile public programs and events that showcase the Institute’s expertise and reputation as a distinguished academic institution, as well as a cultural hub. Pratt Presents lectures, conversations, and performances feature distinguished artists, thinkers, and influencers.

Pratt Presents
Little Island: An Online Panel Discussion

Co-presented by Pratt’s School of Architecture
Tuesday, October 19, at 6:30 PM 
Free and open to the public; reservations required

Mat Cash, Heatherwick Studio
Robert Hammond, Co-Founder and Executive Director, the High Line
Signe Nielsen, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects and Pratt’s School of Architecture
Trish Santini, Executive Director, Little Island
Moderated by Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times
Please join us for an online panel discussion about one of New York City’s newest and most dynamic parks, Little Island. The conversation will focus on the collaborative work that went into the construction of Little Island, its mission, and what the park means for the revitalization of the city at this time. Featuring a panel of experts who have been intimately involved with the design and running of the park, the panel will be moderated by Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times’ architecture critic. 

This is a pre-recorded event. 

Pratt Presents is supported by The TD Charitable Foundation.


Pratt strives to make all programs, services and activities accessible, and will provide assistance to accommodate any individuals with disabilities. Security personnel, located at booths at 200 Willoughby Avenue and other campus locations, are available for assistance. Additional accessibility resources are available at

Image: (above) Spike Lee during his spring 2014 appearance at Pratt; (below) Laurie Anderson

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