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  1. House and Home

    House and Home

    The National Building Museum presents House & Home, a kaleidoscopic array of photographs, objects, models, and films that takes us on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past...

    09.17.12

  2. Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series

    Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series

    The Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington, D.C., will open its exhibition of Richard Diebenkorn's Ocean Park series on June 30. It will include over 80 abstract works by the innovative artist...

    05.27.12

  3. Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi's Studio Practice

    Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi's Studio Practice

    The Hammer, Chisel, Drill exhibition will showcase the production process of sculptor Isamu Noguchi over the course of a career that lasted more than four decades. Located at the Noguchi Museum in...

    05.24.12

  4. The World's Best Public Spaces

    The World's Best Public Spaces

    Here we present our favorite public places to linger, people watch, and take in nature’s bounty. We’ve gotten the ball rolling with our top picks—–expect sculpture parks and...

    05.12.10

  5. DC Embassy Walking Tour

    DC Embassy Walking Tour

     Embassy Row along Massachusetts Avenue NW is one of the great architectural and cultural treats of Washington DC. Newly constructed embassies mingle with the brick colonials that give the...

    07.13.09

  6. D.C. Art Gallery Shuttle

    D.C. Art Gallery Shuttle

    For the opening of the 2010 fall art season, three of Washington D.C.'s most popular art destinations will be connected by the ART BUS. On Saturday, September 11th, free shuttle service will be...

    09.09.10

  7. Atelier Takagi

    Atelier Takagi

    Atelier Takagi represents the functional and aesthetic ideals of artist and designer Jonah Takagi. Conceived as an outlet for an over active imagination, AtelierTakagi is a multi-disciplinary...

    07.12.11

  8. 2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    More than 6,000 landscape architecture professionals from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Washington, D.C. September 10–13 for the American Society of Landscape Architects...

    07.07.10

  9. Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Encompassing Albers' career from 1917 to 1973, this exhibition begins with four early self-portrait prints and follows to a group of boldly abstract compositions from Albers' tenure at Germany's...

    01.07.10

  10. Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain

    Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain

    The art of textile design changed radically after World War II as Britain was transformed from a country devastated by war into an optimistic consumer society. Three women designers were pivotal in...

    01.01.10

  11. House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage

    House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage

    We have all spent time in parking garages, but we rarely stop to think about what they have meant for our cities and ourselves. House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage explores the unique...

    10.02.09

  12. Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    This exhibition will include approximately 40 garments from the collection of Mary Baskett, an art dealer and former curator of prints at the Cincinnati Art Museum who has been collecting and...

    08.03.09

  13. Modern Embassy Walking Tour in DC with Editor Aaron Britt

    Modern Embassy Walking Tour in DC with Editor Aaron Britt

    Embassy Row along Massachusetts Avenue NW is one of the great architectural and cultural treats of Washington DC. Newly constructed embassies mingle with the brick colonials that give the city so...

    05.04.09

  14. Jaromír Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde

    Jaromír Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde

    Jaromír Funke (1896–1945) was one of the foremost photographers of the 1920s and 1930s in Czechoslovakia. Funke's work merged with the mainstream amateur movement, as well as national...

    03.25.09

  15. Water Knows No Boundaries

    Will Baker, president, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Iris Miller, ASLA, The Catholic University of America; and Tommy Wells, Washington, D.C. Councilmember, discuss practical solutions for cleaning up...

    03.24.09

  16. Grupo 7 Architects

    Grupo 7 Architects

    Founded by José Tohá and Jim Cronenberg in 2002. Grupo 7 is a full-service architecture and interior design studio. Our work strives for a fresh, modern approach that is...

    07.31.09

  17. Rebuilding Together

    Rebuilding Together

    Rebuilding Together is the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. Our network of more than 200 affiliates provides free...

    02.25.09

  18. Metropolitan Policy Program

    Metropolitan Policy Program

    Created in 1996, the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program provides decision makers with cutting-edge research and policy ideas for improving the health and prosperity of cities...

    01.27.09

  19. Urban Land Institute

    Urban Land Institute

    A nonprofit interdisciplinary research and educational organization that identifies land-use trends and issues and proposes research-based solutions.  

    01.27.09

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