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

Emma Filar
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

Teens Investigate the Legacy of 1968

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Award-winning Investigating Where We Live exhibition opens August 11 WHAT Exhibition opening for Investigating Where We Live WHO Lauren Wilson, education program manager, National Building Museum Teens in the Investigating Where We Live program WHEN Saturday, August 11, 1–3 pm Exhibition is open to the...

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Fun House Opens At The National Building Museum July 4

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

WHAT Press preview for Fun House WHO Alex Mustonen, co-founder, Snarkitecture Maria Cristina Didero, curator, Fun House Daniel Arsham, co-founder, Snarkitecture Benjamin Porto, partner, Snarkitecture Chase Rynd, executive director, National Building Museum Cathy Frankel, vice president for exhibitions and collections, National Building Museum WHEN Tuesday,...

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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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