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Press

Press requests for information, images, interview opportunities, and photo/video shoot appointments can be directed to the 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 Presents “Documenting Crossroads: The New Normal”

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Online exhibition showcases the second part of Camilo José Vergara’s ongoing documentation of urban spaces and people’s behavior during the pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum is proud to present “Documenting Crossroads: The New Normal.” This online-only photography exhibition presents the work of renowned urban...

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National Building Museum Executive Director Chase Rynd to Retire

Monday, May 4, 2020

Institution’s fourth leader will end his 17-year tenure in September 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the National Building Museum announced that Executive Director Chase Rynd, Hon. ASLA, will retire at the end of September 2020. Rynd is the institution’s fourth leader and was appointed to the role...

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