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Weigh in on who should win a Sōtatsu: Making Waves prize package! Freer|Sackler staff have selected five finalists, which are featured in a Facebook album. The creator of the fan that receives the most likes will win a gift basket of Sōtatsu-related goodies. (Review the full list of contest rules.)

You can still join the countless artists who have been inspired by Tawaraya Sōtatsu’s work and decorate a fan like those in his Screen with Scattered Fans. Download the template and print out a blank fan—or better yet, head to the exhibition to find one in the galleries! Design it and share a picture of your completed work on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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As renovation work continues in the Freer Gallery, the Sackler Gallery also will close on July 10, 2017. This museum-wide closure will allow us to completely reinstall our exhibitions and revitalize features to improve your visit. Both spaces will reopen on October 14, 2017, when we will welcome the public back to the Freer|Sackler: two galleries, one destination. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.