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Friends Night Out at the 2018 Smithsonian Craft Show

Evening Program

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
Code: CRAFT18F
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Mimi Kirchner, mixed media

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

A special shopping experience that combines fine American crafts and fine craft cocktails, prepared by four of DC’s top mixologists.


  • Smithsonian Craft Show day and evening admission for Thursday, April 26 (Show from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., plus Friends Night Out Party event from 5 to 8 p.m.)
  • One cocktail and light snacks
  • Shopping – meet the 120 fine craft artists


Signature Drinks from 4 of DC’s top Celebrity Mixologists:

  • Christine Kim — Service Bar 
  • Devin Gong — Copy Cat 
  • Hung Nguyen — Requin DC 
  • Jason Swaringen — Kapnos DC


Ticket Sales Information

  • Advance tickets are available online at or by calling 202-633-3030 (M-F; 9-5).
  • UPDATE: Advanced sales will cut off after 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Starting April 26, tickets will only be available at the door.
  • Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 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.


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