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...Your Time


Help us demonstrate to Philadelphians how good design can change lives! Volunteer with us and stimulate your creativity while connecting with a network of people who share your passion. You'll instantly become an insider with information on new and exciting exhibitions, lectures and events on the built environment. New volunteers must complete the Volunteer Sign-Up Form.

...Your Funds


Show us that you value the role good architecture, urban planning, and design in our everyday lives and help support our efforts in educating the public about the history and impact of Philadelphia's unique built environment! Your donation today will help us continue to produce high-quality, year-round programming, including:

  • DesignPhiladelphia | the oldest design event of its kind in the country, DesignPhiladelphia showcases the work of over 400 practicing architects, designers, and creative professionals through over 130 citywide events in October.
  • Constructing Play | an annual exhibition exploring the history of popular building toys from the past 175 years, accompanied by a series of kids/family workshops exploring play and its educational foundations.
  • Better Philadelphia Challenge | an annual international competition which challenges university-level students from around the world to address real-world urban design issues in Philadelphia.
  • Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award + Talk | an engaging annual speaker series that brings world-renound architects to Philadelphia to discuss their views on the field.

Give + Get! To show you our heartfelt appreciation, we've put together some great "thank you" gifts.