2020 Smithsonian Craft Show Awards Ceremony and Preview Night Benefit

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Tickets will be available for purchase through the Smithsonian Associates, please check back soon — $250

Awards Ceremony 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Celebrate prize-winning exhibitors and Visionary Artist Honoree Patti Warashina, renowned for her ceramic work.

Preview Night Benefit 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

In the Building Museum’s Great Hall, meet the 119 participating artists, take advantage of first-choice shopping, savor drinks and a delicious buffet, and place your auction bids.
National Building Museum 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC
4th and F streets NW, Washington DC (Judiciary Square Metro)
Valet parking available G Street entrance

Attend a beautiful gala at the Smithsonian Craft Show Preview Night at the National Building Museum.  Meet the artists and shop for unique handcrafted pieces in a fun, intimate setting with a cocktail buffet.  Be the first to see and buy featured fine crafts!
Three jurors expertly selected this exciting group of artists from a nationwide applicant pool. This year’s show features the very best in baskets, ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood. All work is for sale.

The Smithsonian Craft Show is organized and presented by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee and raises funds to support Smithsonian projects that open knowledge, adventure, and discovery to the world. Over the years, the SWC has awarded over $12 million in grants to the Smithsonian’s 19 museums and libraries, 9 research facilities, traveling exhibits, and the National Zoo.