National Building Museum Announces Its 2021 Summer Block Party Lineup

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Download this press release. In the Great Hall, three complex wood structures; on the West Lawn, free weekly movies and an interactive design on the grass. WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the National Building Museum announced its 2021 Summer Block Party, Inside Out. Where previous years have showcased...

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Enjoy Movies on Our West Lawn Through July

Friday, May 21, 2021

The DowntownDC BID and Shaolin Jazz are bringing the fourth year of the popular Summer Flicks – CAN I KICK IT? movie series to the Museum’s West Lawn! The theme is The Future, and weekly screenings will take attendees through time and space: May 25:...

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Art Gensler. Image: Courtesy Gensler.

In Memoriam: M. Arthur Gensler Jr.

Friday, May 14, 2021

It is with sadness that the National Building Museum notes the death of M. Arthur Gensler Jr., founder of the world’s largest architecture firm, on May 10 at the age of 85. Launched in 1965 as a small, San Francisco–based interior-design studio, M. Arthur Gensler...

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