Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The National Building Museum’s award-winning Museum Shop features a wide selection of gifts inspired by architecture and classic design from around the world. From home design elements and jewelry to building kits and books, you’ll find gifts that combine function and beauty for every person...

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The Bold Conceptions of David Jameson Architect

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

On June 27 David Jameson, FAIA, discusses the bold designs and unusual materials of Washington, D.C.-based firm David Jameson Architect. The award winning firm’s projects include local, national, and international projects such as Hull House, Manifold House, and Vapor House. As a teenager the architect...

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Blueprint sketch of winged bull, by Frohman, Robb & Little Architects. Courtesy Washington National Cathedral Construction Archives Collection.

National Building Museum to open Animals, Collected

Friday, March 8, 2019

New exhibition features never-before-shown objects from the collection WASHINGTON, D.C.— On April 20, 2019, the National Building Museum opens Animals, Collected, a new exhibition featuring architectural objects depicting animals, all drawn from the permanent collection. Imagined as a cabinet of curiosities, Animals, Collected presents two-...

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National Building Museum to receive Alan Karchmer photography collection

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Celebrated architectural photographer bequeaths entire archive   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the National Building Museum announced that Alan Karchmer, prominent architectural photographer, has promised his collected body of work as a gift to the Museum. The Alan Karchmer and Sandra Benedum Photographic Archive will include all works...

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Explore The Evicted Notecards, Written By Visitors – Part 1

Monday, January 7, 2019

Explore The Evicted Note Cards, Written By Visitors – Part 1 Over the past few months the Evicted exhibition has been collecting note cards written by visitors who have stopped by to learn more about the eviction crisis across the United States. Since setting out...

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