Model of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

September 16, 2016 – January 31, 2017

Photo by Ken Rahaim / Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Schermer Hall

The architectural design model submitted by Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR to the Museum design competition in 2011 is on view. The firm continued to refine the plan after the model was made, enhancing details and blending the building with surrounding sites on the National Mall.