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Admission Information

The Freer is closed for renovation, allowing us to better present our art and serve our visitors, and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open and as dynamic as ever.

During the renovation, films and performances are held both at the museum and at venues throughout the DC area. Visit asia.si.edu/events for full descriptions, schedule updates, and admission policies.

Venues


Around the Smithsonian
Free and open to the public. Admission is first-come, first-served. Auditorium doors open approximately 30 minutes before show time.

American Art Museum, Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
8th and F Streets NW
Washington, DC 20004

National Museum of American History, Warner Brothers Theater
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium
10th St and Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20560

S. Dillon Ripley Center, International Gallery
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560

Around Town
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Bard in Bollywood: Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance or on the day of the film, both at the venue and online. The box office opens 30 minutes before the first film of the day.

Korean Film Festival: Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the day of the film, both at the venue and online. The box office opens 30 minutes before the first film of the day. Discount for Freer|Sackler Friends and Silk Road Society members.

American University, McKinley Building, Forman Theater
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
Free and open to the public. Admission is first-come, first-served.

Avalon Theatre
5612 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
Tickets are $15 for the general public and $12 for Avalon members, Freer|Sackler Friends, and Silk Road Society members.

Fair City Mall, Cinema Arts Theatres
9650 Main St
Fairfax, VA 22031
Tickets are $3 and can be purchased online or in person.

Landmark E Street Cinema
555 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Turkish Film Week: Free and open to the public. Visit turkishfilmfest.com for details.

Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540
Advance free tickets are sold out. Visit Eventbrite to be notified if additional tickets become available. Unclaimed tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Coolidge Auditorium two hours before the concert.


FRIENDS
Members of the Friends of the Freer|Sackler may reserve a limited number of free tickets to designated public programs by contacting the membership manager.

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Podcasts

Miss a concert? Want to revisit a favorite performance? Check out our podcasts for recordings from a selection of previous performances at the Freer Gallery.


We are excited to reopen the Freer on October 7, 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors.
The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.