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  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

    Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 18, 2021, for two people. 

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  • Highlights Tour

    A docent guided tour of collection highlights. Availability is limited, and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.  Friday through Sunday, same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. 

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  • Special Theme Tour: Summer Exhibition Sampler

    A docent guided tour of this summer's special exhibitions. Availability is limited to 8 participants and advance registration is required. Museum entry is limited at this time to guided groups only and visitors must remain with the group for the duration of the tour. Visitors are required to wear a face mask/covering and observe a safe social distance of 6 feet from others while in the museum. Check here for more information about how we are preparing for your visit.  Friday through Sunday, same-day general admission is included in the price of your tour ticket. 

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  • Curator Talk: Goya, Posada, Chagoya

    Artist Enrique Chagoya has cited the biting social and political critique visualized in prints created by Francisco Goya and José Guadalupe Posada as vital inspirations for his depictions of political subjugation, corruption, and injustice. Curator Patricia Hickson untangles the absurd and often astonishing imagery that Chagoya devises in his printed work to explain his assessment of contemporary political, economic, and social life. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.

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