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National Building Museum
401 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Hid your moms, hide your dads, it's Teen Night at the National Building Museum!
FREE. Youth ages 13 — 18 with school I.D.
At this exclusive event, teens experience the museum, including Hive, after hours while dancing to a DJ, relaxing with friends, or trying out a design challenge. Parent supervision not required.*
• Dance to DJ Nate Geezie all night
• Explore the buildings that inspired Hive’s design with Google Cardboard
• Make Hive-inspired buttons or check out a book from our teen reading list with DC Public Library
• Create wind chimes out of recycled hardware, like those in Hive, with Community Forklift — Nonprofit Reuse Center For Home Improvement
• Enjoy snacks, free of charge, from Geppetto Catering – the official meal provider of Teen Programs at the Museum
• Visit other Museum exhibitions — Wright on the Walls, Cool & Collected, and Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852–2017
• And more!
*Parents and caregivers are encouraged to make a night of it at Hill Country Backyard Barbecue on the Museum’s West Lawn.
The latest in the Museum’s imaginative Summer Block Party series, Hive is comprised of thousands of colorful paper tubes interlocked to create awe-inspiring, interactive chambers.
Image: Daybreaker event, courtesy of Tim Schenck.