The National Building Museum will close temporarily from December 2, 2019 to March 2020.

Charter school playground, Harlem, New York; 2007. Photo By Bill Bamberger.

We’re collecting our favorite basketball songs to gear up for the opening of HOOPS.

Listen to current playlist

Have a favorite song? Send in your suggestions! We’ll play it during the exhibition’s opening on Saturday, March 9.

HOOPS presents a selection of large-format photographs taken across the country and in more than half-a-dozen countries, from the deserts of Arizona and Mexico to the hills of Appalachia, and from the streets of the Northeast to the playgrounds of South Africa. Whether tacked to the side of barn, subject to salt-water breezes, or surrounded by brick and chained links, the hoops and courts presented in the exhibition are sure to resonate and captivate the imagination.

Send us your favorite basketball songs