4th annual CODAaward winners
The Octagon Museum
The museum of the Architects Foundation
March 23 - October 2017
Discover today’s best commissioned art. Featuring the winners of the 2016 CODAawards and the CODAvideo programs, the CODAawards Exhibition presents an international array of the world’s best site-specific design + art.
About The Octagon Museum
Maintained by the Architects Foundation, the Octagon building was completed in 1801, designed by Dr. William Thornton - the first architect of the United States Capitol. In 1898 the Architects Foundation made the building the Architect's Foundation's first D.C. headquarters.
Learn more about visiting the Octagon, other upcoming exhibitions, and the history of the Octagon building on the Architects Foundation website.
Museum Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 1-4pm
Closed Memorial Day (May 29), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day (September 4), and Columbus Day (October 9).
No special appointments or tour times necessary! Explore the museum at your own pace, discover the winners of the 2016 CODAawards in this historic building, and watch the videos behind commissioned art.
The Octagon Museum1799 New York Avenue, NW, Washington D.C.
Metro: The closest metro stations are Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines) and Farragut North (Red line)
Parking: Metered street parking is available on the streets surrounding the Octagon, and parking garages are also available, though many are closed on the weekends. The Octagon does not have any dedicated site parking, due to the location in downtown Washington, DC.