National Building Museum

Offsite Community Design Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Oxon Run Park, 1200 Mississippi Ave SE
NE Corner of Wheeler Rd and Valley Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032


Free, drop-in. All ages.

Bring the entire family to Oxon Run Park! Celebrate the communities of Congress Heights and Washington Highlands at this neighborhood gathering spot. Join youth and volunteers from the Design Apprenticeship Program for an unveiling and of their work since February exploring how to combine design with the voices of the local community to create a welcoming outdoor play space. Talk with teen program participants about their design process and how they worked with community partners to design murals and seating for the basketball courts at Oxon Run. Celebrate community design by contributing to a new mural, shooting some hoops, and more. This program complements the exhibition HOOPS.

Community partners include: CreativeJunkFood, Congress Heights Community Association, Jimmie Jenkins and The District Sports AAU League, Councilmember Trayon White Sr.’s Office, and DC Department of Parks and Recreation.

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