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2018 Smithsonian Craft Show Awards Ceremony and Preview Night Benefit

Evening Program

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET
Code: CRAFT18P
National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro: Judiciary Square
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David Bryce, ceramics

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


6 to 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate prize-winning exhibitors and Asian Influence/American Design Visionary Artist Honoree Foon Sham, renowned for his wood sculptures.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

In the National Building Museum's Great Hall, meet the 120 participating artists, take advantage of first-choice shopping, savor drinks and a delicious buffet, and place your auction bids.

Business attire

Valet parking available


Ticket Sales Information

  • Advance tickets are available online at or by calling 202-633-3030 (M-F; 9-5).
  • Advanced sales will cut off at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
  • Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

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 Craft Show events.

Event Check-in

  • Check in occurs at the National Building Museum Admission desk for all Craft Show events.
  • To expedite entry, please bring your order confirmation with you, either printed on paper or by showing your confirmation email on your smart phone.