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For Immediate Release: June 12, 2013
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

Field Fellowship Application Now Open

Awardee to Focus on Multimedia; Proposals Due September 29


WHAT
The National Building Museum is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Field Fellowship. Proposals are due September 29, 2013.

Fellowships at the National Building Museum provide scholars with opportunities to pursue independent research related to the Museum’s broad areas of interest in the building arts. In addition, fellowships provide opportunities for interdisciplinary learning through exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s daily operations. This year, the Field Fellowship will support the creative, educational, and non-commercial use of video or multimedia projects to interpret the built environment. The intent is to foster the creation of content that can be used to enhance design education. For 2014, the Field Fellowship areas of interest include:

  • Construction or demolition of buildings/infrastructure
  • Sustainable waterways or waterfronts
  • Design resilience for natural disasters
  • Specialty building materials (particularly glass)
  • The built environment of Washington, D.C.
  • Play, playgrounds, and learning with/through building related toys
  • Intersections between architecture and American cinema/or television, photography, or other fields within the fine arts

Click here for more information and to read about past Field Fellows.

WHERE
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Judiciary Square Metro, Red Line)

WHEN
Applications are due September 29, 2013. The Field Fellow will be announced on November 1, 2013. For questions and/or to apply, contact Chrysanthe Broikos, 202.272.2448, ext. 3411, cbroikos@nbm.org

The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448 or visit www.nbm.org. Connect with us on Twitter: @BuildingMuseum and Facebook.

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