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The National Building Museum’s giant ball pit is “really fun and a minor public health risk. I just don’t want other people to get pink eye.” [Arts Desk]

Should the Smithsonian be using Kickstarter to finance its restoration of Neil Armstrong‘s moon-walk suit? [Arts Desk]

Here’s how W.S. Jenks & Son, a Bladensburg Road NE hardware store, became a theater venue for Capital Fringe. [Fringeworthy]

The histories of D.C.’s musician murals [DC Music Download]

A gorgeous video of Leo Villareal‘s immersive light tunnel at the National Gallery of Art [DCist]

Black-and-white photos of a changing D.C. [Post]