Media Photography and Filming Policy:
Media may request access to photograph or film exhibitions, collection galleries, and programs of the Freer and Sackler Galleries. All media photography and filming is limited to a maximum of 2 hours and require supervision from a staff member in the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing. Due to the high volume of requests, we ask that you submit your request at least 3 business days in advance; any filmed or recorded interview requests with Freer|Sackler curators or other staff must be made at least one week in advance. We will do our best to accommodate urgent deadlines or extended filming whenever possible.
Tripods and photography will not be allowed under any circumstances in certain galleries unless accompanied by a staff member from the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing.
To protect artwork, light levels cannot exceed 5 foot-candles, or 50 lux (see our Environmental Requirements for Filming and Photographing Works of Art.).
Please note: the filming of children is prohibited unless the accompanied adult gives verbal and/or written consent.
For further questions or to request an appointment, please direct all inquiries to PressAsia@si.edu or (202) 633-0271.
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