National Building Museum

Upcoming Programs

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

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January 6, 2018
Open 1968: Shaping the District
Connect with a variety of organizations to explore D.C. as it was in 1968: a predominantly African American city enduring a complex time of grassroots organizing, groundbreaking initiatives, creative expression, racism, protests, and activism.
January 6, 2018 11:00 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am |12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





January 6, 2018 11:30 AM
January 7, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





January 7, 2018 11:30 AM
January 8, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







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January 8, 2018 11:30 AM
January 9, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians. Story times for children age 5 and younger are packed full of reading, songs, and activities designed to promote language and literacy skills.
January 9, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







January 9, 2018 11:00 AM
Ticketed Spotlight on Design: Michael Graves: Design for Life
Learn about the life and work of Michael Graves (1934-2015), considered one of the most prominent and prolific designers and architects of the last half-century.
January 9, 2018 6:30 PM
January 10, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.



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January 10, 2018 11:30 AM
January 11, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







January 11, 2018 11:00 AM
January 12, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







January 12, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Teen Night: Fort Night!
You, your friends, and a pile of cardboard: how will you build the best fortress?
January 12, 2018 6:00 PM
January 13, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am |12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





January 13, 2018 11:30 AM
January 14, 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.
January 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







January 14, 2018 12:00 PM
January 16, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians. Story times for children age 5 and younger are packed full of reading, songs, and activities designed to promote language and literacy skills.
January 16, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.



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January 16, 2018 11:30 AM
January 17, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







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January 17, 2018 1:30 PM
January 18, 2018
Ticketed Homeschool Day
The National Building Museum invites individual families to register for the Museum's Homeschool Day.
January 18, 2018 9:00 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.







January 18, 2018 11:00 AM
Ticketed Ultimate Megafort
Discover the wonders and complexities of fort engineering, create your own family crest, and team up to build your own Megafort!
January 18, 2018 6:00 PM
January 19, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.

January 19, 2018 11:30 AM
January 20, 2018
Open Family Afternoon: Pop Up Forts
Construct an awe-inspiring fort from newspapers.
January 20, 2018 11:00 AM
January 21, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The ...
January 21, 2018 1:30 PM
January 22, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.


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January 22, 2018 11:30 AM
January 23, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians. Story times for children age 5 and younger are packed full of reading, songs, and activities designed to promote language and literacy skills.
January 23, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.



January 23, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Talk: How D.C. Became One of the Greenest Cities in the World
Find out how Washington, D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified city in the world.
January 23, 2018 12:30 PM
January 24, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please...
January 24, 2018 11:30 AM
January 25, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The ...
January 25, 2018 1:30 PM
Ticketed Talk: Home to Stay
Learn how the Home Today/Home Tomorrow competition challenged architects and designers to create new standards in housing design so people can stay in their home as they travel through various life stages.
January 25, 2018 6:30 PM
January 26, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The...
January 26, 2018 11:30 AM
January 27, 2018
Open Offsite Tour: Pier 4
See how a working 1950's era pier at The Wharf development in Washington, D.C. is being transformed into Washington's only commercial office building projecting over the Potomac River.
January 27, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 12:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Pleas...
January 27, 2018 11:30 AM
January 28, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please...
January 28, 2018 11:30 AM
January 29, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The...
January 29, 2018 11:30 AM
January 30, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians. Story times for children age 5 and younger are packed full of reading, songs, and activities designed to promote language and literacy skills.
January 30, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am | 1:30 pm

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please...
January 30, 2018 11:30 AM
January 31, 2018
Open Today's Tours

pension building

Historic Building Tour
11:30 am

Step back in time to the 1880s learn about the design, construction,
and history of our building, formally known as the Pension Bureau.
Free to attend. Meet in the Great Hall.





*Please note: The...
January 31, 2018 11:30 AM

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