In the mid-19th century, Philadelphia physician Thomas Story Kirkbride incorporated magic lantern slides into his “moral treatment” regimen at the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane.
The National Building Museum’s recently acquired collection of 4,500 paper models shows an interpretation of the world in miniature, from black-and-white shtetls to nuclear power plants.
An exhibition at the National Building Museum explores St. Elizabeths in Washington, DC, and the history of mental health architecture in the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC — If that video of pro surfer Mick Fanning’s near shark attack kept you out of the water this summer, you can still get some fin-free beach time in before Labor Day at the National Building Museum.
Few major architects have centennial exhibitions highlighting how some of their works are “dying quiet deaths,” but that is part of the legacy of Dan Kiley.