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June 2019

Why’d You Build That

June 17 @ 5:30 pm - July 15 @ 7:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $10

Explore how communities and designers (re)imagine, build in/on, and invigorate spaces to create a sense of place, sometimes where none existed. Consider the way a large architectural structure like Lawn or a simple basketball hoop placed in a field, as seen in the exhibition HOOPS, can bring people together and create an experience of place

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July 2019

Exhibition Opening: Investigating Where We Live

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Free

What makes a great public space? Why should everyone have access to green spaces regardless of who they are and where they live? See teens’ viewpoints in response to those two questions at the culminating exhibition opening from this summer’s Investigating Where We Live program. Reception and teen presentations from 1–3 pm.

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How’d You Build That?

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $10

Explore the restricted spaces of this year’s summer installation. Put on a hard hat and go “underground” to learn how engineers and contractors took the Lawn’s undulating surface, observation tower, and entrance bridges from concept to a built, immersive experience.

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Spotlight on Design: LAB at Rockwell Group

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$12 – $20

Find out how the LAB at Rockwell Group designs experiential architecture—like the Museum’s summer exhibition Lawn—through strategic storytelling, immersive environments, and evocative content. Melissa Hoffman, principal, studio leader, and Dan Marino, senior designer, describe the LAB team’s creative process for Lawn and other projects such as New York City's Brookfield Place, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and TIA, a new concept in women’s healthcare

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Lawn Late Nights

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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How’d You Build That

July 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $10

Explore the restricted spaces of this year’s summer installation. Put on a hard hat and go “underground” to learn how engineers and contractors took the Lawn’s undulating surface, observation tower, and entrance bridges from concept to a built, immersive experience.

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Lawn Late Night

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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August 2019

Lawn Late Night

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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How’d You Build That

August 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $10

Explore the restricted spaces of this year’s summer installation. Put on a hard hat and go “underground” to learn how engineers and contractors took the Lawn’s undulating surface, observation tower, and entrance bridges from concept to a built, immersive experience.

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Lawn Late Night

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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Lawn Late Nights

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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Join Us! Chinatown Park Movie Nights

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
chinatown park, 5th and Mass. Ave NW + Google Map
free

Come see for yourself the future ahead of an unlikely dance crew of Korean War POWs, a drama-filled love story of a crazy rich asian couple, a Punjabi soccer girl's breakaway journey from her cultural norms and the monkey king's once-in-five-hundred-years chance to redeem his hero status. Movie Lineup 8/23: Swing Kids 8/30: Crazy Rich Asians 9/6: Bend It Like Beckham 9/13: Monkey King: Hero Is Back Location: 5th and Mass. Ave NW | Screening begins upon sunset Free and…

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How’d You Build That

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $10

Explore the restricted spaces of this year’s summer installation. Put on a hard hat and go “underground” to learn how engineers and contractors took the Lawn’s undulating surface, observation tower, and entrance bridges from concept to a built, immersive experience.

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Lawn Late Nights

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$5 – $20

Experience Lawn after hours with pop-up talks and exhibition tours. Music provided by DJ Henrietta Stacks. Food and beverage available for purchase.

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September 2019

Resources

September 10 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
Waterford Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, VA 22033 United States Minor Outlying Islands
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$10

For Interior Designers and Design Students: Bi-Annual Table Top Show featuring a variety of industry exhibitors from various trades, from business coaching to fabrics and plumbing, there is plenty to see. Exhibitors will bring their latest and greatest items for viewing. This is a one day event for a few hours and you get to see it all under one roof! You might find a new favorite item or vendor for your projects! Jennifer is our event speaker to kick…

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Historic Ellicott City, Inc.’s 33rd Annual Decorator Show House

September 21 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm EDT
$30.00 – $35.00

Since 1987, Historic Ellicott City, Inc.—a nonprofit supporting the preservation and restoration of the Ellicott City Historic District and other historic structures in Howard County—has orchestrated an annual Decorator Show House inviting local interior designers to decorate and furnish individual rooms in grand estates across Howard County, Maryland. The event aims to show case historic and notable homes for future generations while raising funds to support our mission. This year marks the organization's 33rd Annual Decorator Show House in which…

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October 2019

FLOS Offers 15% Discount during Fall Sale

October 3 @ 10:00 am - October 17 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Ligne Roset DC Showroom, 2201 Wisconsin Ave
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Free

FLOS, the world-renowned Italian lighting brand, is pleased to announce that from October 3rd – 17th the company will host its fall sale on the official online North American store (usa.flos.com) and at participating dealers. The sale offers 15% off all decorative lamps, excluding replacement parts. This is a great opportunity to own some of the world’s most distinguished lighting fixtures for below retail value. Sale items include the Sawaru (originally from $995, now $846), the Noctambule floor lamp (originally…

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DC Metro Modern Home Tour

October 5
$40

Tour the Homes. Meet the Architects & Designers. GET INSPIRED! You know “that house” you pass by every day? The DC Metro Modern Home Tour is your chance to GET INSIDE and meet the architects, builders and designers who made it happen – and maybe even ask a question or two about your own project that's playing around in the back of your mind!

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THE BIG BUILD

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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FREE

Build, discover, play, make, climb, and design alongside architects, hobbyists, artisans, and craftspeople. Explore the construction vehicle “petting zoo.” Spackle walls. Chop and hammer wood. Experience cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality in the Tech Lab. Attendees can visit all exhibitions for free on this day as well. Build big at the Museum! Free, drop in. No registration required. All ages welcome.

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22nd Bethesda Row Arts Festival

October 12 @ 11:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Bethesda Row, 4841 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda MD, 20814
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Free

Join us this October for one of the region’s most exciting esteemed outdoor festivals. Overnight, Bethesda Row’s Arts and Entertainment District is transformed into an outdoor art gallery, featuring more than 200 juried fine arts and crafts from artists around the nation. “Art Fair Sourcebook” and “Sunshine Artists” have recognized the event as one the most important in the country, and over 45,000 attendees agree! Explore the artists below — and follow us on social media. New for 2019: STartER…

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The Breakfast Club: Brunch for Designers & Consumers

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams DC Showroom, 1526 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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$25.00

Join us for a networking event with ASID, bringing professional interior designers and consumers together to demystify the design process and make contacts. Consumers who are curious about working with an interior design professional will have the opportunity to meet and hear from 10 local ASID members and enjoy breakfast pastries and morning beverages.

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