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COVID-19 Updates from Smithsonian Associates

During the spring 2020 season, this webpage will feature any general advisories and communications, program status decisions, and other updates for our members and patrons. Please scroll down to see the current status of programs.

Note to Members and Ticket Holders: Please ensure we have a valid email address on file for you. We intend to stay in touch through email during this time.

General Advisories

As of 3/27/20 (evening), the following message was posted to our website:

UPDATE: Smithsonian Associates has put on hold all public programs in support of the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We are not announcing the date at this time when our programs will resume and will provide updates on a regular basis.

We will notify registered attendees and ticket holders of rescheduling opportunities, on-line credits, or refund process. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

As of 3/20/20:

Starting Monday, March 23, Smithsonian Associates box office phone operations will not be available. For questions or concerns, email CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org until further notice.

Messages for our Members and Patrons

March 16 Email Advisory to Current Members and Ticket Buyers for programs occurring between March 17 to May 3, 2020

Program Status Decisions (originally scheduled between March 12 and June 1 unless noted)

Listed documents are as of 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

Engage with Us!

Stay connected to the Smithsonian while you’re at home: Smithsonian Associates will share a new weekly digest of digital resources that invite you into all areas of our world of learning. Follow us on social media and sign up for emails to receive information about C-SPAN broadcasts of Smithsonian Associates programs, interviews with some of our most memorable speakers from the Not Old Better podcast, virtual exhibition tours, fascinating stories drawn from across the Smithsonian, and a few surprises as well.

Digital Digest Vol. 1 - April 1

Digital Digest Vol. 2 - April 8