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

Emma Filar
Vice President, 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

Nature Reclaims The Mayfair Theater

Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters to open at the National Building Museum

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Press preview on Thursday, November 15 at 10 am WHAT Press preview for Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters WHO Amy Davis, photojournalist, The Baltimore Sun, and author of Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theaters Deborah Sorensen, curator, National Building Museum WHEN Thursday,...

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The Big Build Returns this Saturday

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Free Hands-on Community Day for the Whole Family WHAT The Big Build, a free drop-in, hands-on community day WHO Architects, designers, builders, artisans, contractors, plumbers, electricians, iron workers, landscape architects, woodworkers, and experts in many other fields demonstrating their expertise Joshua David Stein, author, Brick...

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Robert Campbell, FAIA and Inga Saffron named 18th Laureates of Vincent Scully Prize

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists to accept during public program at the National Building Museum WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present the 2018 Vincent Scully Prize to two Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critics: Robert Campbell, FAIA, The Boston Globe, and Inga Saffron, The Philadelphia Inquirer. A public...

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