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Frequently Asked Questions

Membership & Tickets

Ripley Center

Do you have specific questions on the policies for joining Smithsonian Associates and maintaining your membership? Please read our Membership FAQs and use the "Contact Us" menu at upper right for any further questions.

Membership / Registration Tips and Policies / Refund / Accessibility

Program Information

Baird Auditorium

Please browse our Program Information FAQs for general information regarding the many types of Smithsonian Associates programs. Answers to your specific questions requires use of the "Contact Us" menu at upper right.

Streaming Programs / Lectures, Seminars, & Courses / Study Tours / Studio Arts

Event Locations

Google Map

Are you in need of information to help you choose the best route for traveling to a Smithsonian Associates event from a specific location? Our Event Location FAQs provides an initial guide for your Metro and parking options.

Event Venues / Parking Options / more...