Press

Press requests for information, images, interview opportunities, and phototography or video appointments may be directed to the Museum’s Marketing & Communications Department.

Photography is allowed and encouraged in the Great Hall and public spaces of the National Building Museum for non-commercial purposes. Exhibitions are subject to photography restrictions and require a ticket. Additional equipment, like lighting and tripods, must be approved by staff in advance. Please note that the Museum is often the site for special events and may be obstructed with event setup.

News Releases

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ONLINE HOLIDAY GIFT CATALOG

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ONLINE HOLIDAY GIFT CATALOG –Shop local or online with a focus on Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods and Rivers  – WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 2, 2022 — Today, the National Building Museum released the Museum’s Holiday Gift Catalog. With the upcoming gift-giving season,...

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THE BIG BUILD RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ON NOVEMBER 5

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

  THE BIG BUILD RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM ON NOVEMBER 5  – Free Hands-On, STEM-Focused Community Day for All Ages –  – Annual event returns for the first time since 2019 –    WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 29, 2022 — The National Building...

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The National Building Museum, Folger Shakespeare Library and Folger Theatre present engaging programs throughout the run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the National Building Museum

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The National Building Museum, Folger Shakespeare Library and Folger Theatre present engaging programs throughout the run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the National Building Museum Unique daytime and evening performances and activities to take place inside The Playhouse at the National Building Museum WASHINGTON,...

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SakuSaku Flakerie at the National Building Museum to Open May 27

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

SAKUSAKU FLAKERIE AT THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM TO OPEN MAY 27 Bakery specializes in Japanese-French fusion pastries and coffee. WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 25, 2022—The National Building Museum announced today local bakery SakuSaku Flakerie will open a cafe in the Museum’s Great Hall. SakuSaku Flakerie at the...

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National Building Museum to Present 2022 Honor Award to Arup

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM TO PRESENT 2022 HONOR AWARD TO ARUP Returning to the Great Hall after a three-year break, the Museum’s annual Gala on June 16 will celebrate the leading built environment consulting firm.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 11, 2022 – The National Building...

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