Valuing its role as an informal learning environment and cultural community partner, the Museum has a history of offering numerous large-scale family festivals for learners of all ages to enjoy. Celebrate the building arts with the Washington, D.C. community by experiencing hands-on activities, demonstrations, and performances at the following festivals:
© Peter Cutts
The Big Build
A Hands-on Family Festival of Tools, Trucks, and Building Arts
An interactive, fun-for-all-ages celebration of our built environment.
Photo by F.T. Eyre
Discover Engineering Family Day
Debunk the myths of engineering and discover how professional engineers turn ideas into reality.
© Bob Peavy
National Cherry Blossom Festival Family WorkshopsCelebrate Washington, D.C.'s cherry blossom season with a series of hands-on family programs exploring Japanese arts and design on weekends. Note: this series will require pre-registration, and will be presented in lieu of the usual larger festival day.
Celebrate Washington, D.C.'s beautiful blossoms.