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For Immediate Release: March 18, 2014
Media Contact: Marketing and Communication Department

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM NAMES MRS. LAURA BUSH AND THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION AS 2014 HONOR AWARD RECIPIENTS April 1, 2014, 7pm


WHAT
The National Building Museum will honor Mrs. Laura Bush and the National Trust for Historic Preservation in recognition of their commitment to preserving the nation’s architectural and built heritage at its annual Honor Award gala. Mrs. Bush and Stephanie Meeks, president and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will accept the award at a gala at the Museum.

John L. Nau III, president and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., and Michael Beschloss, presidential historian for NBC News and commentator for PBS NewsHour, will serve as tribute speakers.

WHERE
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

WHEN
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7 pm

RSVP
Emma Filar, marketing and communications associate, efilar@nbm.org, 202.272.2448, ext. 3458

Media interested in attending the 2014 Honor Award gala must RSVP by sending an email to Emma Filar, efilar@nbm.org, by March 28, 2014. Your email must include your name, social security number, date of birth, country of citizenship, current city/state of residence, and gender.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM HONOR AWARD
The National Building Museum bestowed its first Honor Award in 1986 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made important contributions to the nation’s building heritage. Recipients are selected from a wide variety of backgrounds to call attention to the many factors that determine the form and quality of the built environment. Past honorees include Lady Bird Johnson, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Cindy and Jay Pritzker, New Orleans Habitat Musicians’ Village founders Harry Connick, Jr. and Branford Marsalis, DuPont, and The Associated General Contractors of America.

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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