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

Pilot district

Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973

Thursday, February 1, 2018

New exhibition examines short-lived Pilot District Project, 50 years later WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 31, the National Building Museum and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. present Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973. Through original documents, maps, posters, and other materials—all...

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Home Today/Home Tomorrow competition showcases universal design solutions

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Jurors discuss competition and need for design-based innovations for aging in place WHAT Learn about new standards in housing design that enable people to stay in their homes through various life stages, as imagined by architects and designers from the Home Today/Home Tomorrow design challenge. Architect...

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