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

Press

Press requests for information, images, interview opportunities, and photo/video shoot appointments can be directed to the Marketing & Communications Department.

Rosemary Grant
rgrant@nbm.org
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
202.272.2448, ext. 3402

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 to Temporarily Close for Great Hall Repairs

Friday, October 4, 2019

Construction is scheduled December 2 to March 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. On December 2, 2019 the National Building Museum will close to the public to begin necessary repairs in its historic Great Hall. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will oversee the extensive project to replace...

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Elizabeth K. Meyer named 19th Laureate of Vincent Scully Prize

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

University of Virginia professor to accept during public program at the National Building Museum WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present the 2019 Vincent Scully Prize to Elizabeth K. Meyer, FASLA, the Merrill D. Peterson Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia School...

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National Building Museum to open Alan Karchmer: The Architects’ Photographer

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

New exhibition examines intersection of artistic and architectural vision WASHINGTON, D.C.—Beginning November 9, the National Building Museum presents Alan Karchmer: The Architects’ Photographer, a new exhibition examining the work of a prominent photographer as well as the practice of architectural photography writ large. On display...

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Remembering César Pelli at the Museum

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

We were saddened to hear of the death of César Pelli at 92. Pelli left an indelible mark on the Museum over the years. Here is a drawing he made of our building, which hangs in one of our meeting spaces and was featured in...

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