National Building Museum

The Big Build

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

Big Build 2013Be a builder for the day at the Big Build community day. Amateur builders of 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.

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

JOIN a special story and activity time with author Joshua David Stein, featuring his new book Brick: Who Found Herself in Architecture.
VISIT Museum exhibitions like PLAY WORK BUILD  

Free, drop in. No registration required. All ages welcome. 
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Big Build is supported by:

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WETA Kids

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

Photo Credit: Emily Clack Photography

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