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The Mission of the National Building Museum is to advance the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. View more information on their Member Feature Page.

 

 

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Fall Lottery

City by Design
Presented by: The National Building Museum 

Students become city planners by planning, then constructing an imaginary city. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and community issues.
Date: 9/26/18, 10/3/18, 10/5/18,11/7/18, 11/28/18
Time: 12:30 PM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: The National Building Museum, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001 
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts, Civics/ Law, Diversity, Architecture/ Urban Studies, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 2nd - 5th Grade
Ticket capacity: 60 (up to 30 in each "program"

Supplementary Materials: Educator Resource Packet

  for "City by Design"

 

Designing for Disaster
Presented by: The National Building Museum 

How do you design a building to survive an earthquake? Students explore existing ideas before designing and testing their own earthquake resistant buildings, all while learning about the engineering design process. 
Date: 10/30/18, 11/16/18, 12/7/18, 12/11/18, 1/25/19, 2/26/19
Time: 12:30 PM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: The National Building Museum, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001 
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/ Urban Studies, Science, Technology
Grades: 5th - 8th Grade
Ticket capacity:  60 (up to 30 in each "program")

Supplementary Materials: Orientation and Logistics Packet

  for "Designing for Disaster"


Winter Lottery 

This event will be available for registration in the Winter Lottery opening on December 3rd

My House, My Home
Presented by: The National Building Museum
 

Students explore the process, tools, and materials used to construct homes before building a home of their own. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and their own community.
Date: 1/9/19, 2/8/19, 3/6/19, 3/12/19, 3/22/19
Time: 12:30 PM
Length of Event: 1.5 hours
Location: The National Building Museum, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001 
Discipline: Humanities: Civics/ Social Studies
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/ Urban Studies, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: PreK - 1st Grade
Ticket capacity: 50 (up to 25 in each "program") 

Supplementary Materials: Orientation and Logistics Packet

  for "My House, My Home"
 

 

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Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467
info@dccollaborative.org

The DC Collaborative is a FY18 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.