National Building Museum

The Big Build

Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Big Build 2013Be a builder for the day at the Big Build community day. Amateur buildersof all ages can discover what it's like to don a hard hat, pour cement, spackle a wall, and much more as you work side-by-side with architects, designers, builders, and artisans demonstrating their skills. Meet contractors, plumbers, electricians, iron workers, landscape architects, woodworkers, and experts in many other fields to learn about their professions and hobbies.

This year you can:

POUR cement
DISCOVER the inner workings of elevators
ILLUMINATE lights and learn about electricity
EXPLORE home remodeling
 augmented reality

MEET author Joshua David Stein and listen to a reading of the book Brick Who Found Herself in Architecture.
VISIT Museum exhibitions like PLAY WORK BUILD  

Free, drop in. No registration required. Recommended for ages 5-12; all ages welcome. 
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Big Build is supported by 

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The Big Build is also supported by Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund; Ironworker Progressive Management Action Cooperative Trust; Electrical Alliance; Independent Electrical Contractors; and Local No. 10 International Union of Elevator Constructors. 

Photo Credit: Emily Clack Photography

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.