Press

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

Emma Filar
efilar@nbm.org
Director, Marketing & Communications
202.272.2448, ext. 3458

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

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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Photo by Sally Ryan.

Evicted opens at the National Building Museum on Saturday

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Press event on Friday, April 13 at 10 am WHAT Press preview for Evicted, a new exhibition based on Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book WHO Matthew Desmond, author, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City; professor of sociology, Princeton University Sarah A. Leavitt, curator,...

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