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National Building Museum Supports the AAPI Community

Friday, March 19, 2021

The National Building Museum stands in solidarity with the AAPI community, including those in the District’s Chinatown who built and preserved our diverse neighborhood, rich in tradition and culture. The increase in violence and hate against the Asian community and the recent murders of eight...

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John Chisholm, Founder and Executive Director, P.A.I.N.T.S Institute

In Memoriam: John Chisholm, P.A.I.N.T.S. Institute

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

It is with great sadness that the National Building Museum notes the sudden passing last week of John Chisholm, Founder and Executive Director of the P.A.I.N.T.S. Institute (Providing Artists with Inspiration in Non-Traditional Settings). A young, D.C.-based arts and education organization focused on underserved communities,...

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Photographer Alan Karchmer in American Way Magazine

Monday, February 8, 2021

How does architectural photographer Alan Karchmer approach capturing buildings and spaces with his camera? “I try to bring the viewer into the image,” he says in this February 2021 American Way magazine article. Read a PDF of the article here. Karchmer is the subject of a...

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