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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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SoD_NMAAHCpic.jpgTelling the stories of the African American experience is done as much through the in-depth collection of the Smithsonian's forthcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) as through its iconic building taking shape on the National Mall. NMAAHC curator Paul Gardullo, Ph.D., and architects David Adjaye, RIBA, and Philip Freelon, FAIA, LEED AP, discuss how artifacts and architecture combine to embody and represent the rich and diverse African American culture. The program is moderated by National Building Museum executive director Chase W. Rynd, Hon. ASLA, and complements the Association of Architecture Organizations conference Crafting the Story.   

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) 
$12 Museum and Smithsonian members; $12 Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk-in registration based on availability.

AIA Logo Spotlight on Design is sponsored the American Institute of Architects.




Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Photo: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Rendering courtesy NMAAHC.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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