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Investigating Where We Live photo by staff

Teens Investigate D.C.’s Cultural Contributions

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Award-winning Investigating Where We Live exhibition opens August 5 WHAT Thirty local teens, in collaboration with Museum professionals, photographers, artists, and other cultural producers, used photography, writing, artwork, and interviews to examine how arts and culture impact the city. Participants in the Investigating Where We...

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DISCOVERED! Group Presentation

Interview with dog & pony dc

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Museum sat down with members from dog & pony dc, one of our Creatives-in-Residence, to talk about this summer’s interactive experience, DISCOVERED! The Amazing Untold Stories of Catenarians, created exclusively for Hive. DISCOVERED! begins with explorers running out of Hive after discovering a portal...

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Book Of The Month 2012 Photo Credit Kevin Allen (6)

Build a Better World with DC Public Library this Summer

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

We’ve teamed up with the DC Public Library to offer reading lists and programming that connect to their summer reading theme of Build a Better World. Reading Lists Inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions and collections, each book selected complements the stories we tell about architecture,...

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Michael Green Architecture's T3

National Building Museum welcomes Michael Green for Spotlight on Design

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Renowned advocate for timber construction featured in Museum’s exhibition Timber City WHAT Vancouver-based designer Michael Green presents innovations in cross laminated timber construction, including his firm’s seven story T3 building, which is featured in the exhibition Timber City. Principal of Michael Green Architecture and a...

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