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Smithsonian Craft2Wear

A curated show and sale of the highest quality American made wearable art by 70 acclaimed artists.

Shop limited-edition jewelry, clothing, and accessories including cutting-edge couture of emerging designers and elegant creations by returning favorites.

Craft2Wear is produced by the Smithsonian Women's Committee to support education, research, and conservation grants to the Smithsonian’s 9 research centers, 19 museums, and the National Zoo. For more information about the show, visit

Important: Please refer to the Ticket Policies for general ticket sales information, terms and conditions, and event check-in procedures.

Two Ways to Enjoy Craft2Wear Events

Thursday, October 3 - 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy this special Smithsonian Craft2Wear kick-off event open to the public. Ticket price includes drinks, hors d’oeuvres, the fun of shopping in a party setting, and a Craft2Wear show one-day pass for either Friday or Saturday while helping to jump-start the fund-raising that supports Smithsonian grants.

2019 Smithsonian Craft2Wear Daily Show Admission Tickets

1-DAY PASS for Friday, October 4 - 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

1-DAY PASS for Saturday, October 5 - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Save $2 per ticket by ordering your Craft2Wear Show Daily Admission one day passes in advance! Pick the day that works for you.

Ticket Policies

  • Advance tickets can be purchased by selecting the event above or by calling 202-633-3030 (M-F; 9-5). For groups of 10 or more, email
  • Each event will have a cut off date and time for advance sales.
  • Each event will note if or when tickets will be available at the door.

Terms & Conditions

  • Tickets are not mailed, so please keep your order confirmation as a reference (sent via email).
  • Tickets are not subject to additional discounts or promotions.
  • There are no special Smithsonian Associates member rates for Craft2Wear events.

Event Check-In

  • Check-in occurs at the National Building Museum Admission desk for all Craft2Wear events.
  • To expedite entry, please bring your order confirmation with you.