Laurie Olin, FASLA, named 17th Laureate of Vincent Scully Prize

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Renowned landscape architect and professor to accept during public program, “Conversation with a Reflective Practitioner” WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present the 2017 Vincent Scully Prize to Mr. Laurie Olin, FASLA, founding principal of the Philadelphia-based OLIN studio and esteemed professor at the University of...

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Investigating Where We Live photo by staff

Teens Investigate D.C.’s Cultural Contributions

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Award-winning Investigating Where We Live exhibition opens August 5 WHAT Thirty local teens, in collaboration with Museum professionals, photographers, artists, and other cultural producers, used photography, writing, artwork, and interviews to examine how arts and culture impact the city. Participants in the Investigating Where We...

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DISCOVERED! Group Presentation

Interview with dog & pony dc

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Museum sat down with members from dog & pony dc, one of our Creatives-in-Residence, to talk about this summer’s interactive experience, DISCOVERED! The Amazing Untold Stories of Catenarians, created exclusively for Hive. DISCOVERED! begins with explorers running out of Hive after discovering a portal...

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Book Of The Month 2012 Photo Credit Kevin Allen (6)

Build a Better World with DC Public Library this Summer

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

We’ve teamed up with the DC Public Library to offer reading lists and programming that connect to their summer reading theme of Build a Better World. Reading Lists Inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions and collections, each book selected complements the stories we tell about architecture,...

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