Free. Youth ages 13–18.
At this exclusive event, teens experience the museum, including Hive, after hours while dancing to a DJ, relaxing with friends, or trying out a design challenge. Parent supervision not required.*
• Dance to
DJ Nate Geezie all night
• Explore the buildings that inspired Hive’s design with Google Cardboard
• Make Hive-inspired buttons or check out a book from our teen reading list with DC Public Library
• Create wind chimes out of recycled hardware, like those in Hive, with Community Forklift
• Enjoy snacks, free of charge, from Geppetto Catering – the official meal provider of Teen Programs at the Museum
• Visit other Museum exhibitions Wright on the Walls, Cool & Collected, and Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852–2017
• And more!
The latest in the Museum’s imaginative Summer Block Party series, Hive is comprised of thousands of colorful paper tubes interlocked to create awe-inspiring, interactive chambers.
*Parents and caregivers are encouraged to make a night of it
at Hill Country Backyard Barbecue on the Museum’s West Lawn.
Image: Daybreaker event, courtesy of Tim Schenck.