The District Architecture Center is home to the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Washington Architectural Foundation. Through programming, exhibitions, and special events, The Center aims to foster an exchange between architects and the community, and provide education and resources to building industry professionals, students and the public.
DAC hosts hundreds of programs throughout the year, reaching thousands of architects, related professionals, architectural enthusiasts, visitors, and students. Help us to continue making a difference in the city. Your membership provides crucial funding for the many programs that we offer. Join today and help make a place to educate and celebrate architecture.
The District Architecture Center public membership offers a wide variety of options and is open to everyone. Public membership unites architectural enthusiasts and consumers with the city’s leading architectural institution, and fosters a greater appreciation for Washington’s architectural heritage and future.
Individual-receive ArchitectureDC quarterly magazine, DACenterline quarterly e-newsletter, discount admission (for one person) to all AIA|DC events, including social events, seminars, tours and tradeshows, special notifications of DAC events (via C-Vent emails).
Couple-receive all the benefits of Individual level members plus, discount admission (for up to two people) to all AIA|DC member events, including social, seminars, tours and tradeshows and the DAC supporter lapel pin.
Supporter-receive all the benefits of Couple level members plus, discount admission (for up to four people) to all AIA|DC member events, including social, seminars, tours and tradeshows, the DAC supporter lapel pin, DAC lens cleaner .
Founder -receive all the benefits of Supporter level members plus, advanced notice of special tours, lectures and social events, an exclusive DAC umbrella, DAC Founder’s Circle tote, an invitation (for up to four people) to the Founder’s Circle annual reception, two tickets to the annual Garden Party, two tickets to the annual GALA and discounted rate on DAC meeting space rental.
Advocate-receive all the benefits of Founder level members plus, a limited edition signed print by one of DAC’s photographers