DAC Friends of Architecture

Love architecture? Become a DAC FRIEND and enjoy a year of exclusive events, special discounts, the latest architecture news – all while supporting The Washington Architectural Foundation. 

DAC FRIENDS is the best way for anyone with an interest in architecture or design to make the most of our packed season of events and exhibitions.

From just $50 a year you’ll enjoy:

Exclusive access and discounts to DAC events

Discover a new neighborhood (or re-discover an old one) on one of our architecture Walking Tours. Get a behind-the scenes-look at some of Washington’s cutting-edge construction projects and hear first-hand accounts of the building process during our Construction Watch Tours. Watch your kids hone their architectural skills when they attend our Young Architects Series: Tools of the Trade program. Enjoy a glass of wine while you explore the latest exhibition during one of our Gallery Openings.

Priority Email Notification

Be among the first to know what’s happening at DAC with priority e-mail, and special invitations.

ArchitectureDC Magazine delivered to your door four times a year

With guest contributors and featured articles covering Washington’s high-end, sustainable and award-winning projects.

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$50 for individuals

$75 for couples

Memberships run on a calendar year, with annual renewals due on December 31. If you are a first-time member joining during the months of January through September, you are considered a member of the current year. If you are a first time member joining in October through December, you are considered a member for the next calendar year (renewing members are not affected). Your membership benefits will start immediately. Full payment is required when you submit your membership application.


*Terms and Conditions

District Architecture Center (DAC) reserves the right to withdraw or change promotional offers and discounts at any time and refuse any application

DAC Friends of Architecture is for those with a non-professional interest in architecture. In becoming a DAC Friend of Architecture, you are not permitted to use the AIA|DC affix after your name.

DAC Friends are entitled to the Friends member rates where specified in cvent.  

Giving levels 100% tax deductible to the fullest extent required by law.