2018 Smithsonian Craft Show Daily Admission

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Eben Blaney, furniture

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


The nation’s premier juried show and sale of fine American craft art.  Your daily ticket admits you to the 36th annual Smithsonian Craft Show, “Asian Influence, American Design.”

Save $3 and avoid lines by ordering tickets in advance.

Use your one-day pass on a single day of your choice (April 26-29, 2018). Second-day return tickets are available at the door.


Ticket Sales Information

  • Advance tickets are available online at SmithsonianAssociates.org or by calling 202-633-3030 (M-F; 9-5).
  • $15 group rate is available (10 or more people) by emailing ellenmaltz@verizon.net
  • Children 12 and under are free (no strollers)
  • Advanced sales will cut off at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
  • Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018 for $20.

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.


National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro: Judiciary Square