THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

A Memorial for This Moment

Monday, May 18, 2020

By Sarah Leavitt Part of an occasional series on previous and future Museum exhibitions by Sarah, a curator now working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. We are going to need a memorial when this is over. Whether that’s next year or—let’s not think about this—even...

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Today Is the Day

Friday, May 15, 2020

By Sarah Leavitt Part of an occasional series on previous and future Museum exhibitions by Sarah, a curator now working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Today is the day an exhibition should have opened. Today, Museum staff should have been mildly panicked, preparing for a...

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Kress at the Border

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

By Sarah Leavitt Part of an occasional series on previous and future Museum exhibitions by Sarah, a curator now working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. The last thing you see before crossing into Mexico at the Morley Gate in Nogales, Arizona, is a shopping district....

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