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November 1, 2017
Ticketed Film and Talk: The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand
View the first documentary about the pioneering work of landscape architect Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), designer of Washington, D.C.'s Dumbarton Oaks, and the only woman of the 11 founding members of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
November 1, 2017 6:30 PM
November 4, 2017
Open Offsite Tour: Capitol Crossing
See first-hand the complex engineering and construction involved in creating three new blocks and a mixed-use development.
November 4, 2017 10:00 AM
November 5, 2017
Ticketed Asana & Architecture: Yoga in the Great Hall
Join me for a mellow, all-levels yoga class under the colossal, 75-foot-tall Corinthian columns in the Great Hall.
November 5, 2017 10:00 AM
November 7, 2017
Open Story Time with DC Public Library

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times for children age 5 and younger are packed full of reading,
songs,
and activities designed to promote language and literacy skills -
a great...
November 7, 2017 10:30 AM
November 8, 2017
Ticketed Homeschool Day
The National Building Museum invites individual families to register for the Museum's Homeschool Day.
November 8, 2017 9:00 AM
November 13, 2017
Ticketed Talk: Capitol Crossing: Local Perspectives
Get an in-depth history of urban planning decisions behind one of the largest remaining undeveloped sites in downtown Washington, D.C.
November 13, 2017 6:30 PM
November 14, 2017
Open Story Time with DC Public Library

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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 -
a great...
November 14, 2017 10:30 AM
November 17, 2017
Open Making Room Member Preview Day
National Building Museum
Members are invited to view Making Room: Housing for a Changing America before it opens to the public.
November 17, 2017 10:00 AM
November 18, 2017
Open Making Room Exhibition Opening
The exhibition showcases innovative and flexible options for modern society's evolving lifestyle needs.
November 18, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Offsite Tour: The Westlight and West End Library
Tour the newest branch of the D.C. Public Library system, designed by CORE Architects.
November 18, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Design Showcase: Modular Seating Solutions
Please join us in celebrating our teen designers from the Design Apprenticeship Program as they present seating solutions for the National Building Museum.
November 18, 2017 1:00 PM
November 21, 2017
Open Story Time with DC Public Library

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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 -
a great...
November 21, 2017 10:30 AM
November 23, 2017
Ticketed Museum Closed for Thanksgiving.
Happy Holiday!
November 23, 2017 10:00 AM
November 24, 2017
Open Black Friday: BOGO Museum Admission With Canned Donation
Buy one Museum admission ticket and get one FREE if you bring a canned good donation. BOGO tickets sold on-site at the Museum Admissions desk in the Great Hall.
November 24, 2017 10:00 AM
November 25, 2017
Open Ward 7 and 8 Weekend
Live in D.C. Wards 7 or 8? Visit the Museum for free this weekend, including our exhibition Architecture of an Asylum.
November 25, 2017 10:00 AM
Open Family Afternoon: Can You CANstruct?
Design a plan for an original CANstruction piece using paper mosaics. Explore the engineering challenges on display in the Great Hall as you try your hand at building your own 3-dimensional structure.
November 25, 2017 11:00 AM
November 26, 2017
Open Museum Store Sunday
As part of Museum Store Sunday visitors will receive 25% discount off on all regular priced merchandise and free online shipping at the Museum Store.
November 26, 2017 11:00 AM
Open Ward 7 and 8 Weekend
Live in D.C. Wards 7 or 8? Visit the Museum for free this weekend, including our exhibition Architecture of an Asylum.
November 26, 2017 11:00 AM
November 28, 2017
Open Story Time with DC Public Library

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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 -
a great...
November 28, 2017 10:30 AM

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