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

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Screening of First Documentary on the “Mother of Landscape Architecture”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand presented with panel discussion with filmmaker WHAT View the first documentary about the pioneering work of landscape architect Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand. Join six-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and Yale Fellow Karyl Evans as she talks...

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Is D.C. Ready for a 500-Year Storm Event?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

WHAT A panel of experts discuss how Washington, D.C., is planning for the possibility of a 500-year storm, so named for a flood that has a 1-in-500 chance of happening in a single year and seen in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. How would D.C.’s infrastructure...

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National Building Museum to Present Making Room: Housing for a Changing America

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

New exhibition highlights innovative housing solutions in one-of-a-kind evolving installation WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the National Building Museum announced the opening of Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, an exhibition which runs from November 18, 2017 through September 16, 2018. Organized with the Citizens Housing &...

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Interior Design for Your Health

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Panel discusses designing spaces for the well-being of building occupants WHAT On Monday, September 25, the National Building Museum presents a talk titled, “Well-Designed: Demonstrating the Positive Impacts of Interior Design.” Randy W. Fiser, Hon. ASID, CEO, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), David Cordell,...

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