SAAM Creatives

SAAM Creatives

Interested in art? Love crafts? Join SAAM Creatives!

SAAM Creatives is a membership group for young professionals who are interested in immersing themselves in the American art experience and supporting the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery. Get invitations to our exclusive opening parties, meet artists, and enjoy behind-the-scenes tours. Popular programs like our crafting and craft beer happy hour, Handi-hour, are never sold out for SAAM Creatives members.

Tax-deductible gifts from people like you make possible a variety of free public programs, exhibitions, and initiatives at SAAM.


  • Invitation to all Renwick Gallery special exhibition openings.
  • Invitation to annual SAAM Creatives Party on the Portico event.
  • Discounts on tickets to parties and performances.
  • Special access to exhibitions, including previews and curator-led tours.
  • Complimentary tickets to our popular Handi-hour program at the Renwick (and half off for a friend).
  • Complimentary tickets to Yoga in Luce and select Beyond the Studio workshops.
  • Complimentary drink ticket at Luce Unplugged events.
  • 30% off during holiday members-only sale at museum stores (including online).
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at museums across the country.
  • Renwick Gallery canvas tote bag.