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April 1, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm
April 1, 2018 11:30 AM
April 2, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm
April 2, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Talk: Live in My Backyard: Accessory Dwelling Units for Washington, D.C.
Discover the challenges and opportunities of making room for housing in D.C. with Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
April 2, 2018 6:30 PM
April 3, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians.
April 3, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 3, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Talk: The People of the Pilot District Project
Hear how some of Washington, D.C.'s most well-known and powerful figures worked to improve community and police relations in the late 1960s through The Pilot District Project.
April 3, 2018 6:30 PM
April 4, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 4, 2018 11:30 AM
April 5, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 5, 2018 11:30 AM
April 6, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
April 6, 2018 11:30 AM
April 7, 2018
Open Offsite Tour: John and Jill Ker Conway Residence
Tour Washington, D.C.'s first supportive housing for formerly homeless veterans. The Ker Conway Residence is a fourteen-story, 124 unit project that offers housing for a variety of incomes with supportive services.
April 7, 2018 10:00 AM
Ticketed Teen Tour: Making Room for Affordability
Teens can explore a new housing solution for veterans in D.C. with an offsite tour of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence and a conversation with residents living there.
April 7, 2018 10:00 AM
April 8, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm
Arches and Trusses Discovery Cart at 12:00 pm
April 8, 2018 11:30 AM
April 9, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 9, 2018 11:30 AM
April 10, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians.
April 10, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 10, 2018 11:30 AM
April 11, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 11, 2018 11:30 AM
April 12, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
April 12, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Urban Salon: The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market
Explore the Arts Walk in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and meet some of the creatives who work in the ground level studios.
April 12, 2018 6:00 PM
April 13, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
Making Room Tour at 2:30
April 13, 2018 11:30 AM
Open Evicted Member Preview Afternoon
National Building Museum
Members are invited to view Evicted from noon to 5 pm.
April 13, 2018 12:00 PM
April 14, 2018
Ticketed Exhibition Opening: Evicted
The exhibition is an immersive experience bringing our visitors into the world of low-income renter eviction.

April 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 14, 2018 11:30 AM
April 15, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
April 15, 2018 1:30 PM
April 16, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 16, 2018 11:30 AM
April 17, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians.
April 17, 2018 10:30 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
April 17, 2018 11:30 AM
Open Offsite Talk: Resurrection City: City of Hope, Protest, and Mobilization
District Architecture Center
Join us at the District Architecture Center for a lecture with Aaron Bryant, curator of the Smithsonian Institute's City of Hope exhibition.
April 17, 2018 6:30 PM
April 18, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
April 18, 2018 1:30 PM
Ticketed Talk: World Heritage Cities as Cultural Landscapes
Learn about urban cultural landscapes and World Heritage through the example of the 2012 World Heritage City designation of Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea.
April 18, 2018 6:30 PM
April 19, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 19, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Spotlight on Design: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Learn about the humanisitic approach in the work of architect Thomas Phifer, FAIA.
April 19, 2018 6:30 PM
April 20, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm
April 20, 2018 11:30 AM
April 21, 2018
Open Morning Offsite Tour: Fish Market at The Wharf
Walk through the restoration and development of the historic Washington Fish Market, located at The Wharf in southwest D.C.
April 21, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Family Afternoon: Designing for Our Changing World with DiscoverE
Construct the perfect city for our changing world out of recyclables and display it in the Great Hall.
April 21, 2018 11:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 21, 2018 11:30 AM
Open Afternoon Offsite Tour: Fish Market at The Wharf
Walk through the restoration and development of the historic Washington Fish Market, located at The Wharf in southwest D.C.
April 21, 2018 1:00 PM
April 22, 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.
April 22, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
Arches and Trusses discovery cart at 2:00 pm
April 22, 2018 1:30 PM
April 23, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 23, 2018 11:30 AM
April 24, 2018
Open Story Time with DC Public Library
Explore books and the built world in everyday life with DC Public Librarians.
April 24, 2018 10:30 AM
April 25, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 1:30 pm
April 25, 2018 1:30 PM
April 26, 2018
Open Karen M. O'Leary/Studio KMO: Featured Designer Trunk Show
National Building Museum Shop
Karen M. O'Leary comes to the Museum Shop to demonstrate her craft and present a selection of hand cut maps for sale.
April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 26, 2018 11:30 AM
Ticketed Urban Salon: The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market
Explore the Arts Walk in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and meet some of the creatives who work in the ground level studios.
April 26, 2018 6:00 PM
April 27, 2018
Open Karen M. O'Leary/Studio KMO: Featured Designer Trunk Show
National Building Museum Shop
Karen M. O'Leary comes to the Museum Shop to demonstrate her craft and present a selection of hand cut maps for sale.
April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm
April 27, 2018 11:30 AM
April 28, 2018
Open Karen M. O'Leary/Studio KMO: Featured Designer Trunk Show
National Building Museum Shop
Karen M. O'Leary comes to the Museum Shop to demonstrate her craft and present a selection of hand cut maps for sale.
April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Open Offsite Tour: DC Water Headquarters
Tour DC Water, the headquarters of the area's metropolitan water and sewer authority.
April 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 11:30 am
Making Room tour at 2:30 pm
April 28, 2018 11:30 AM
April 29, 2018
Open Karen M. O'Leary/Studio KMO: Featured Designer Trunk Show
National Building Museum Shop
Karen M. O'Leary comes to the Museum Shop to demonstrate her craft and present a selection of hand cut maps for sale.
April 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tour at 12:30 pm
Making Room tour at 2:30 pm
April 29, 2018 12:30 PM
April 30, 2018
Open Today's Tours
Historic Building Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
April 30, 2018 11:30 AM

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