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February 1, 2017
Ticketed Spotlight on Design: The Legacy of Lawrence Halprin
A celebration the centennial of Lawrence Halprin's birth and reflection on the life and legacy of this groundbreaking designer.
February 1, 2017 6:30 PM
February 4, 2017
Open Family Afternoon: Newspaper Fort Challenge
The Great Hall
Bring your family and collaboratively construct an awe-inspiring fort made entirely of newspapers and tape.
February 4, 2017 11:00 AM
February 6, 2017
Ticketed Presentation: When Architecture Tells a Story
The National Building Museum and Blank Space present the winners from the 2017 Fairy Tales competition.
February 6, 2017 6:30 PM
February 7, 2017
Open Little Builders Storytime

Maybe Something Beautiful by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

What good can a splash of color do in a community of gray? More than
you might ever imagine! Based on a true story, Maybe Something
Beautiful show us how even the smallest artists can a...
February 7, 2017 10:30 AM
Ticketed Tour: <3 Our Collections
Hear the Museum's Collections staff explain how and why we collect, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the collection, and tour the exhibition Cool &amp; Collected.
February 7, 2017 6:30 PM
February 9, 2017
Open Carnegie Library Building Tour: Race, Space, and the Power of Place
This experiential tour explores how concepts of race and difference impact how citizens are allowed, prohibited, discouraged, or encouraged to share space.
February 9, 2017 11:30 AM
February 12, 2017
Open DISTRICT II Walking Tour: Billy Luck's Mt. Vernon Square
Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and photographer and architectural history raconteur Chris Earnshaw for a stroll and discover the people, places and scenes of bygone Mt. Vernon Square.
February 12, 2017 1:00 PM
February 18, 2017
Open Discover Engineering Family Day 2017
Discover how professional engineers turn ideas into reality and do some engineering and problem solving of your own.
February 18, 2017 10:00 AM
February 22, 2017
Open Field Trip Zoom: Engineering Solutions
Experience the educational programming of the National Building Museum remotely through our partnership with FieldTripZoom, a live-streaming platform that will bring our educators right into your classroom!
February 22, 2017 10:30 AM
February 24, 2017
Open Field Trip Zoom: Engineering Solutions
Experience the educational programming of the National Building Museum remotely through our partnership with FieldTripZoom, a live-streaming platform that will bring our educators right into your classroom!
February 24, 2017 10:30 AM
February 25, 2017
Open Offsite Tour: The ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
Tour the newly completed Center for Landscape Architecture, which includes a state-of-the-art meeting, reception, and exhibition center.
February 25, 2017 10:00 AM
February 27, 2017
Ticketed Talk: Designing Buzzard Point
Tour Buzzard Point, a peninsula in Southwest DC, as the neighborhood is transformed in preparation for the future DC United Soccer Stadium.
February 27, 2017 12:30 PM

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