National Building Museum

Upcoming Programs

 
Click on the programs below to find a description and registration or ticketing information.

Learn more about the National Building Museum's programs and lectures.

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May 1, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 1, 2018 11:30 AM
May 2, 2018
Open Secret Cities Member Preview Day
National Building Museum
Members are invited to view Secret Cities: The Architecture and Planning of the Manhattan Project before it opens to the public.
May 2, 2018 10:00 AM
Ticketed Talk: Designing Safe Streets: Vision Zero in Washington, D.C.
Vision Zero aims to eliminate all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by designing and operating a safe system, supported by strategic enforcement, education, and evaluation.
May 2, 2018 12:30 PM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
May 2, 2018 12:30 PM
May 3, 2018
Ticketed Exhibition Opening: Secret Cities
Secret Cities examines the innovative design and construction of the Manhattan Project, a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.
May 3, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 3, 2018 11:30 AM
May 4, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 12:30 pm
May 4, 2018 12:30 PM
May 5, 2018
Open CANCELED: Bike Tour: RFK Campus
Ride with Susan Piedmont-Palladino, curator, as she leads a bike tour of the RFK stadium campus, highlighting current use, planned development, and ideas to improve the Anacostia watershed.
May 5, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
May 5, 2018 11:30 AM
Open Design Showcase: Making Space for Teens
Join us in celebrating our teen designers from the Design Apprenticeship Program as they present design solutions for the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library.
May 5, 2018 1:00 PM
May 7, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 pm
May 7, 2018 12:30 PM
May 8, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
May 8, 2018 11:30 AM
May 9, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
May 9, 2018 1:30 PM
May 10, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
May 10, 2018 11:30 AM
Open Design Showcase: Student-Designed Housing Solutions
Celebrate the work of students in the CityVision program who researched local demographics and living needs to design a building for the Penn Quarter neighborhood to meet the increasing housing needs of the neighborhood.
May 10, 2018 6:00 PM
Ticketed Urban Salon: Gallaudet University 6th Street Gateway
Discover how DeafSpace design principles are being applied to the university's redevelopment project with Hansel Bauman, director of Campus Design and Construction, Gallaudet University.
May 10, 2018 6:00 PM
May 11, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
May 11, 2018 11:30 AM
May 13, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
Arches and Trusses discovery cart at 12:00 pm
May 13, 2018 12:00 PM
May 14, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm
May 14, 2018 11:30 AM
May 15, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 15, 2018 11:30 AM
May 16, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
May 16, 2018 1:30 PM
May 17, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 17, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Urban Salon: Gallaudet University 6th Street Gateway
Discover how DeafSpace design principles are being applied to the university's redevelopment project with Hansel Bauman, director of Campus Design and Construction, Gallaudet University.
May 17, 2018 6:00 PM
May 18, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
May 18, 2018 11:30 AM
May 19, 2018
Open Bike Tour: RFK Campus
Ride with Susan Piedmont-Palladino, curator, as she leads a bike tour of the RFK stadium campus, highlighting current use, planned development, and ideas to improve the Anacostia watershed.
May 19, 2018 10:00 AM
May 20, 2018
Ticketed Asana & Architecture: Yoga in the Great Hall
Join an all-levels yoga class under the colossal, 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns in the Great Hall.
May 20, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Making Room tour at 2:30
May 20, 2018 2:30 PM
May 21, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 21, 2018 11:30 AM
May 22, 2018
Ticketed The Museum will be closed on Tuesday, May 22. 
Closed for a private event.
May 22, 2018 10:00 AM
May 23, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
May 23, 2018 1:30 PM
May 24, 2018
Ticketed Homeschool Day
The National Building Museum invites individual families to register for the Museum's Homeschool Day on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
May 24, 2018 9:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 24, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Talk: Secret Cities
Learn how the United States secretly built three cities during World War II in order to provide over 125,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff places to work on the Manhattan Project.
May 24, 2018 6:30 PM
May 25, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 12:30 pm
Making Room tour at 2:30
May 25, 2018 12:30 PM
May 26, 2018
Ticketed Family Workshop: Tiny Tinkerers
Practice fine motor skills with your young learner as you whack, thwack, and tap with hammers.
May 26, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
May 26, 2018 11:30 AM
May 28, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
May 28, 2018 12:30 PM
May 29, 2018
Open Making Room closed.
Making Room will be closed for the Scenario 3 makeover May 29-30. The exhibition reopens Thursday, May 31.
May 29, 2018 - May 30, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 29, 2018 11:30 AM
May 30, 2018
Open Making Room closed.
Making Room will be closed for the Scenario 3 makeover May 29-30. The exhibition reopens Thursday, May 31.
May 29, 2018 - May 30, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
May 30, 2018 1:30 PM
May 31, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
May 31, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed National Building Museum Gala
The Museum's 2018 Gala honors Madison Marquette and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington. The Museum will also pay special tribute to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).

May 31, 2018 6:00 PM
Ticketed Gala After Party!
National Building Museum, Great Hall
Join us for the Gala After Party and enjoy live music, open bar, late night snacks, and dancing until midnight. Bring your friends and help support the building arts.
May 31, 2018 9:30 PM

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