National Building Museum

Exhibition Tour Team-Up: Shaping Neighborhoods through Community Engagement

Saturday, September 15, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This event is SOLD OUT.

Tour three exhibitions at two museums in one afternoon. In a guided tour of A Right to the City at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, gain insights into how ordinary Washingtonians have shaped and reshaped their neighborhoods through organizing and civic engagement, often in the face of deepening inequality. At the National Building Museum, discover the role citizens played in the history of Washington D.C.'s experiment in community policing following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on a guided tour of Community Policing in the Nation's Capital, The Pilot District Project, 1968–1973. Looking beyond D.C., examine the causes and impacts of America’s eviction crisis, as well as actions taken by a range of solution-oriented organizations and individuals, in the Evicted exhibition. Free round trip transportation provided to and from the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.

Free round trip transportation will be provided to and from the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.  Itinerary as follows:
1–2 pm: tour of A Right to the City at the Anacostia Community Museum
2:15 pm: bus departs Anacostia Community Museum to National Building Museum
3–4 pm: tour of Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital and Evicted
4:15 pm: bus departs National Building Museum and returns to Anacostia Community Museum

Evicted is generously supported by Ford Foundation; Amy C. Falls; Wells Fargo Housing FoundationChan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF, an advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation; AFL-CIO Housing Investment TrustThe Annie E. Casey Foundation; International Masonry InstituteInternational Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied CraftworkersEnterprise Community PartnersLISC, in memory of Oramenta Newsome; Charles P. and Shari Lawrence Pfleeger; Venable Foundation; and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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