February 2017 Events

February is here and the groundhog saw his shadow, yet it's still unseasonably warm. Get out there this month and check out some of these fun architecture events:

All About the Details: Stone, Wood, & Metal in Landscape Design

Learn about the importance of design details using stone, wood and metal from award-winning Landscape Architect Matthew Cunningham.

DATE AND TIME: Sat, February 11, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

LOCATION: Silver Spring Civic Building, Great Hall, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910

DISTRICT II Walking Tour: Billy Luck's Mt. Vernon Square

Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and photographer and architectural history raconteur Chris Earnshaw for a stroll and discover the people, places and scenes of bygone Mt. Vernon Square.

DATE AND TIME: Sun, February 12, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

LOCATION: Carnegie Library, 801 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Seeing Deeper: Space, Light & Sound

Marvel at a vast, open space unlike anything you’ve seen in Washington. Unique lighting highlights the gothic architecture and invites you to “see deeper.” Wander the nave or walk the labyrinth. Sit or lie down and let the haunting strains of the Native American flute wash over you. Find your place in this special place. 

DATE AND TIME: Mon, February 13, 2017, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW


This exhibition spotlights winning photos from the #iseeDC2016 Instagram photo contest organized by the AIA|DC Design Excellence Committee.

Of the 700-plus photos posted between October and December 2016, 35 were selected by a jury for the exhibition. Each photo captures a place in our nation’s capital that has special meaning to those who participated in the contest.

Date: Tuesday, February 14 2017 to Saturday, April 1 2017

Winter Gallery Hours

Mon - Wed      10:00am - 7:00pm
Thurs - Fri        10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat - Sun       Closed