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Join Us For Family Build Day

family build day
Photo: Kevin Allen courtesy National Building Museum

Join us for a special Family Build Day on Saturday, February 3 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design.

Learn about careers in architecture, engineering, construction, design and experience a variety of fun hands-on building stations. Explore the architectural elements of The Branch such as arches, towers, stairs and room shapes and  build a new room using unusual materials. Create your own design plan for a new structure and  build a 3D model to take home. Think like an Engineer and explore bridge building techniques. How much weight will your bridge hold? Architecture involves more than just buildings. Learn more as you explore the gardens of The Branch with a landscape architect and create your own garden design.

Register Here
Cost: $10 per child and their adults attend free. Spaces are limited so register early!

Location: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA  23220

Date: Saturday, February 3 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Co-presented by: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design and Science Matters


About the new PBS series “Impossible Builds”
Learn about the creation of some of the world’s most ambitious and technologically advanced buildings. From subaquatic homes to futuristic towers and pencil thin skyscrapers, see how these previously impossible structures are taking shape.

Watch “Impossible Builds” Wednesdays, February 7, 14 and 21 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS.