DAC Family Workshops

Family workshop

If your child is interested in architecture, our family workshops are great!  Themes are around one of our exhibitions, a season, or holiday/festival, as seen through an architectural lens. Staff of the Washington Architectural Foundation will be on hand to assist with planning, design and building. Bring the family and have fun building together!  Great for kids ages of all ages.

Parents are welcome to join in the workshop with their children!

Location: District Architecture Center 

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm 


  • DAC/AIA DC members: $15/child 
  • Non-member: $20/child 
  • Group (more than 1 child): $10/child 
  • Scholarships Available

Interested in becoming a member? Click here 

September 23: Design Your Dream House - Barbie Dream House Evolution

October 28: Spooky Halloween - Haunted House

November 18: Building the Wigwam - The Story of the Piscataway

December 16:  Santa's Workshop - Toy Architecture

January 27:  Design at the North Pole- Build an Igloo

February 24: Design Challenge - Reduce Your Home Carbon Footprint

March 16: Castle Architecture - Lego Build

April 6:   (Kids Only) Create a DC Photo Collage - With Artist Adrienne Moumin 

May 25:  Islamic Architecture - Create a Mosque