An elegantly perforated concrete layer wraps around The Broad Museum’s rectangular structure. This rises slightly at the corners of the building to mark entrance areas, while morphing to form a recess – known as an “oculus” – in the middle of the main façade.
Following decades of effort, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is devoted to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture, opened its doors on 24 September 2016.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial celebrates the life and accomplishments of the 34th President of the United States. Located at the center of a 4-acre landscaped plaza, the Memorial features a commemorative large-scale stainless-steel tapestry, bronze sculptures, and inscription wall.