The National Building Museum will close temporarily from December 2, 2019 to March 2020.

Dance moves through National Building Museum honor history, humanity

Monday, June 3, 2019

By Michael Casper Michael Casper is a writer living in Pennsylvania with one of the project’s participants, dancer-choreographer-educator Ann Van Kuren, and is passionate about the power of the performing arts. The January 2019 Creative in Residence project “Transits and Passages” by dance choreographer Heather...

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Design Apprenticeship Program Interview

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Sanaa L. began participating in the Museum’s Teen Programs in fall 2017. Through the Design Apprenticeship Program, she designed and built seating for our museum visitors, improvements for DC Public Library’s Mt. Pleasant branch’s teen space, and murals for the basketball courts at Oxon Run...

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Remembering I.M. Pei at the Museum

Friday, May 17, 2019

The Museum was saddened to learn of the death of renowned architect I.M. Pei. His achievements were significant, and have left an indelible mark on all of us. Pei was the second winner of the Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction, for advances...

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Rendering by the LAB at Rockwell Group.

National Building Museum and Rockwell Group present Lawn

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 Summer Block Party Installation opens July 4 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will partner with the LAB at Rockwell Group to present the 2019 Summer Block Party installation. Lawn will be an immersive installation taking up the entirety of the Museum’s Great Hall, and...

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