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Frank Lloyd Wright Fun Facts

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

To celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday and the opening of our interactive installation, Wright on the Walls, National Building Museum curators provided their favorite fun facts about one of the most esteemed architects in history. • Oscar-winning actress Anne Baxter, who played Eve Harrington...

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Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright, by Vladimir Zabavskiy.

Visitors Wright on the Walls in Frank Lloyd Wright Celebration

Thursday, May 18, 2017

National Building Museum Celebrates Wright’s 150th Birthday with Life-sized Coloring Book Gallery and Day of Learning WASHINGTON, D.C.—This June, the National Building Museum celebrates the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright on June 10 by opening a hands-on coloring space titled Wright on the Walls...

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National Building Museum Announces 2017 Honor Awardees

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Paula Poundstone Emcees Gala Honoring Award Recipients Brookfield Properties and National Endowment for the Arts, with special tribute to Richard T. Anderson, president emeritus of the New York Building Congress WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present its Honor Award to Brookfield Propertiesand the National...

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Bellevue Library. Photo by Jeff Sauers.

National Building Museum welcomes David Adjaye for Spotlight on Design

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Award-winning architect joins Paul Goldberger and Kojo Nnamdi to discuss public and private works WHAT Architect Sir David Adjaye and architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss Adjaye’s career and explore the challenges and opportunities he has experienced working on projects in both the public and private...

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Preservation of the National Building Museum

Friday, April 28, 2017

Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, so perhaps the attention recently showered on the National Building Museum’s 130-year-old structure shouldn’t come as a surprise. In November, as a major two-phase roofing repair project at the Museum was drawing to...

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