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MINGLE at the MUSEUM

Spend an evening in the halls, galleries, and rooftops of the world's largest museum. Immerse yourself in culture and cocktails while enjoying exclusive access to the exhibits, experts, and performances that highlight the vast collections of the Smithsonian. Mix and mingle, sample event-themed hors d'oeuvres, create a masterpiece, and connect with the Smithsonian.

 



Sample of previous MINGLE at the MUSEUM programs

A View from the East
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

Art and Soul of South Africa
Thursday, March 24, 2011

An Evening in Amazonia
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

A Victorian Garden Party
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The American Cocktail’s Mixed History
Thursday, July 7, 2011

An Evening of Jazz
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Looks Aren't Everything
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

American Sabor: A Taste of Latin Music
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011

Portraits After 5: Asian 2 American
Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

The Bright Beneath
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

Fun that Counts: Beyond the Numbers
Thursday, March 15, 2012

Portraits in Metaphor: Robert Weingarten's Photographic Biographies
Thursday, June 28, 2012

Raise a Glass to the Cocktails of the Silver Screen
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

General information

  • One drink ticket included with admission.*
  • Additional drink tickets may be purchased with either cash or credit card.
  • Must be at least 21 with a valid photo ID to attend.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • All bags will be searched by security.
  • Personal items can be checked in designated coat rooms or lockers at your own discretion. The museum is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • These are not seated events.

*Subject to change

Ticket Policy

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
Tickets can be purchased online or may be purchased the night of the event with either cash or credit card (limited number). Tickets purchased in advance will be available at the will-call table. No physical ticket will be sent. Drink tickets may be purchased with either cash or credit card.

Will Call

Will call locations will vary for each event depending on the exhibit and museum. Click on the individual event for specific details.

National Museum of Natural History
10th & Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange)

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington D.C., DC 20560
Metro: Smithsonian, Independence Ave. Exit (Blue/Orange)

National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Woodley Park–Zoo/Adams Morgan (Red)

National Museum of American History
Between 12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange)

Enid A.Haupt Garden
1000 Jefferson Dr. SW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Smithsonian, Mall Exit (Blue/Orange)

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Smithsonian, Mall Exit (Blue/Organge)

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC
Metro: Gallery Place (Red/Green/Yellow)

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