Gala 2017

National Building Museum Announces 2018 Honor Awardees

Thursday, May 10, 2018

On May 31, Madison Marquette and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington honored at annual gala WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present its Honor Award to Madison Marquette and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington at its annual gala on May...

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Renderings courtesy Snarkitecture.

Snarkitecture presents Fun House at the National Building Museum

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Interactive exhibition features well-known Snarkitecture projects in all-new context WASHINGTON, D.C.—This summer, the National Building Museum presents a new, interactive exhibition designed by Snarkitecture. Titled Fun House, it is the latest in the Museum’s imaginative Summer Block Party series of temporary structures inside its historic...

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Exhibition photo by Yassine El Mansouri

Home Maintenance Solutions

Monday, April 30, 2018

As a lead sponsor of Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, AARP Foundation provides tips for keeping homes safe as we age. According to a survey by AARP, about 90 percent of older adults want to continue living in their homes as they get...

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Secret Cities Book Club

8 Books to Discover the Manhattan Project’s Secrets

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nearly 75 years after the end of World War II, Senior Curator Martin Moeller dug through the archives to present a declassified picture of the three cities at the core of the Manhattan Project. While these “secret cities” were behind building the first atomic bomb, officially...

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