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Smithsonian American Art Museum Receives Major Gift of Extraordinary Amish Quilts from the Collectors Faith and Stephen Brown
Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents a Series of Virtual Programs as Part of the 2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Media Timed-Entry Passes
As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery are temporarily closed. Media timed-entry passes are not offered at this time. Please contact the Office of Public Affairs at AmericanArtPressOffice@si.edu for any media inquiries or on-site access requests.
As a public health precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all in person events, including press previews, are currently suspended.
Exhibition Press Kits
Selected high-resolution images for publicity only are available through SAAM’s Dropbox account. Email AmericanArtPressOffice@si.edu with details about your request to receive the relevant link.
Photography and Filming Requests
Advance notice is required for all media requests. For commercial and documentary requests, please complete the Film Request Form located on the Smithsonian’s Newsdesk. Note all film crews and photographers require a staff escort while on the museum’s premises.
Selected Staff Biographies
See the Staff Biographies page