Lighting Public Programs

Parsons Lighting Design public programs are an outgrowth of the critical inquiry of various topics in the field and research interests of our students and faculty. Featuring experts from the New York lighting design community and beyond, these programs range from Lectures and Presentations by experts in the field to networking and social events with the Parsons Lighting Design community.


AIL Awards

The Lighting Design program was the 2009 host to the annual Architectural Lighting Magazine’s International Light and Architecture Design Awards.

Luminous Talks

Luminous Talks brings together architects, lighting designers, academics, industry leaders and others to discuss innovations and current topics in the lighting design industry.

Light Years

2015 marked 30 years since the first Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design students graduated from Parsons, the first program of it’s type in the world.