National Building Museum

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hive Construction

Monday, June 26, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Members must be signed in to access discounts. For instructions click here.

Hive rendering by Studio GangThis tour is SOLD OUT.

How does the Museum take on the challenge of building a 60-foot hive in the Great Hall? Cathy Frankel, vice president for exhibitions and collections, leads a tour of the Hive installation to reveal how the concept was transformed into a reality, including the engineering and construction of over 2,700 structural paper tubes.

$10 Museum Member | $12 Non-member. Registration begins May 15 by calling 202.272.2448, ext. 3304 during business hours, and will be assigned based on space availability. On-site registration is not available.

Hive rendering courtesy of Studio Gang. 

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