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Book Talk and Signing: “The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address”

Book Talk and Signing: “The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address”

Book Talk and Signing: The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address National Building Museum Date: Monday, March 26, 2018 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM LEARN MORE $12 National Building Museum Members | $10 Student | $20 Non-member Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled […]

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Film and Talk: A Legacy of Mies and King: Modernizing the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library At the National Building Museum Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM REGISTER See how Francine Houben, creative director of Netherlands-based Mecanoo Architecten, had to consider the significance of a library designed in the […]

“Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017” Opens @ NBM

“Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017” Opens @ NBM

For the past decade, much of this National Historic Landmark, a sprawling campus of 19th- and 20th-century structures, was closed to the public. Recent efforts to redevelop the St. Elizabeths site have created new opportunities to access and understand its rich architectural legacy, as well as its potential to revitalize one of the city’s most […]