Weekend Round Up, Oct. 20 – 23

October 20, 2022

Another jam-packed weekend is ahead of us! There’s plenty to do, including a fall harvest festival at Mount Vernon, The Gay Men’s Chorus fetes Judy Garland, the annual Smithsonian Craft2Wear […]

Real-Life Ghost Stories Haunt City’s Historic Landmarks 

October 12, 2022

Compiled by Kate Oczypok Now that it’s spooky season, ghost stories abound. We set out to explore tales of apparitions haunting the halls of our local museums and homes, many of […]

INTERSECTIONS: Where Diversity, Equity and Design Meet

October 10, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.—August 31, 2022—The National Building Museum will bring leading Black voices in design, art, and architecture to the Museum for INTERSECTIONS: Where Diversity, Equity and Design Meet, dynamic discussions about […]

Weekend Round Up, July 28 – 31

July 28, 2022

The dog days of summer are upon us! Enjoy a cookout at Bourbon Steak, head to Dunder Mifflin, take in some tennis and more. The Citi Open Kicks Off Saturday  […]

The National Building Museum and the Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with the University of South Carolina, present The Playhouse.

July 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.—April 27, 2022—The National Building Museum and the Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with the University of South Carolina, are partnering this summer to present The Playhouse. Starting on Friday, July 1–and running through September […]

National Building Museum Presents 2022 Honor Award

June 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 11, 2022—The National Building Museum announced today it will present its 2022 Honor Award to global built environment consulting firm Arup. The Museum recognizes Arup as the 35th recipient of this […]

Weekend Roundup, April 14 – 17

April 14, 2022

Happy Easter and Passover weekend, plus the month of Ramadan! The spring holidays bring so many activities to our area: D.C. Emancipation Day, Petalpalooza, the National Zoo’s celebration of pandas […]

Social Scene: National Museum of Women in the Arts Spring Gala

April 13, 2022

On Friday April 8, the National Museum of Women in the Arts celebrated their spring gala at the National Building Museum due to renovations in their spaces. Gala co-chairs Ashley […]

Women Cultural Leaders: Aileen Fuchs, President, National Building Museum

March 31, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday April […]

Weekend Roundup, March 24 – 27

March 23, 2022

The cherry blossoms are in peak bloom, people are getting out and about again, what’s not to like? Here are just six of the many things to do this weekend, […]