The Tidal Basin in Context: Funding the Public Sphere

Apr 21 2021, 5:30 pm

Conceived of and moderated by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins, curators of the Tidal Basin Ideas Lab exhibition, this evening program is the second in a series of conversations about the changing nature of public space and the complexities of its preservation. This session will focus on issues of sustainability in light of climate change.


  • Christy MacLear, an expert in building businesses and start-ups with a particular focus on art, legacy, and place-making, as well as the founding director of the Philip Johnson Glass House

  • Catherine Townsend, President and CEO Trust for the National MallĀ 

  • Host: Seri Worden, Senior Field Director, National Trust for Historic Preservation

The event is free and open to the public but space is limited. Register here.

This webinar is presented by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with the Trust for the National Mall.

Presented by
Civic Partner