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Advanced online and phone sales have closed. Craft Show admission tickets are available at the door. Please call 202-633-5006 with any questions.

Friends Night Out at the Smithsonian Craft Show

A special shopping experience that combines fine American crafts and fine craft cocktails

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Code: CRAFTF17

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Rob and Barbara Matthews, leather

SPECIAL NOTE: If you plan to purchase tickets online, please disregard any membership prompts you may see in the shopping cart. There are no Smithsonian Associates member discounts or any other special discounts for Smithsonian Craft Show event tickets.

Full listing of Smithsonian Craft Show events

Your Friends Night Out ticket lets you attend the show, meet the artists, view and buy fine American crafts and enjoy fine American-crafted cocktails.

Your $25 ticket includes:

  • Day and evening admission for Thursday, April 27 (Daily admission 10:30 am to 5pm, plus 5pm - 8pm Friends Night Out party)
  • One cocktail and light snacks
  • Access to the day’s special events (for complete listing of speakers go to )

Please note: Advance web sales will close for this event on April 26 at 2 pm. You can purchase tickets at the door beginning at 10:30 am Thurs., April 27.

Advance tickets will NOT be mailed. Ticket buyers should check in at the Admission desk. Please keep your order confirmation as reference. To purchase tickets over the phone, please call 202-633-3030 during standard business hours.

For more information about the 35th annual Smithsonian Craft Show and the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, visit


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