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Media Timed-Entry Passes
All visitors to the Smithsonian American Art Museum must have a timed-entry pass; passes are not required to visit the Renwick Gallery at this time. Currently, SAAM and the Renwick Gallery are open Wednesday through Sunday and there are new health and safety guidelines for all visitors. Please contact the Office of Public Affairs at AmericanArtPressOffice@si.edu to request passes.
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