Press

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

News Releases

Bellevue Library. Photo by Jeff Sauers.

National Building Museum welcomes David Adjaye for Spotlight on Design

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Award-winning architect joins Paul Goldberger and Kojo Nnamdi to discuss public and private works WHAT Architect Sir David Adjaye and architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss Adjaye’s career and explore the challenges and opportunities he has experienced working on projects in both the public and private...

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Hive oculus, courtesy Studio Gang.

FIND OUT WHAT ALL THE BUZZ IS ABOUT

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

STUDIO GANG DESIGNS HIVE INSTALLATION TO OPEN AT NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM THIS SUMMER WASHINGTON, D.C.—This summer, the National Building Museum will present a new, interactive installation designed by Studio Gang, an architecture and urban design practice based in Chicago and New York. Titled “Hive,” it...

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Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season at the National Building Museum

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Families invited to Design with Nature April 9 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum presents Design with Nature, a family afternoon to highlight the intersection of design, building, and the natural environment. In celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival®, the activities are set to take...

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National Building Museum to present Architecture of an Asylum

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

New exhibition to trace life of St. Elizabeths Hospital, and the importance of building design in mental health care WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum opens Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths, 1852-2017 on March 25, 2017. The exhibition traces St. Elizabeths’ evolution over time, reflecting...

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National Building Museum Brings Industry Icon Beverly Willis and D.C. Talent Paola Moya Together in “Architects Across Generations”

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Museum Celebrates Women’s History Month with Compelling Cross-Generational Program WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 7, The National Building Museum will host a special event titled “Architects Across Generations” as part of programming to celebrate Women’s History Month. Award-winning author and design journalist Aileen Kwun will moderate a...

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