May 31 2019


8:30 pm - 1:00 am

Countdown! Pride Celebration Kick-Off Party

It’s a countdown to Pride! Join SAAMBYT, and the CapitalPride Alliance on the eve of Pride as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, celebrate our LGBTQ+ community, honor our outstanding leaders and activists, and launch the 2019 Capital Pride Celebration.

Join us for an OPEN BAR kick-off party like you’ve never seen before with music, dancing, art activities, and plenty of other reveals! You will also be able to learn more about LGBTQ+ artists in SAAM’s collection.

Be sure to take a look outside the museum when you arrive, as the building will be bathed in rainbow lights – an awesome opportunity to take the perfect Pride pic with your friends.

This is a 21+ event!

Limited tickets starting at $50 on sale now!

Countdown! Pride Celebration Kick-Off Party is presented by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Pride Alliance, Capital Pride Alliance, and BYT

The Capital Pride Honors

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Join us for the Capital Pride Honors, prior to the Kick-Off Party, at the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, where we will acknowledge outstanding individuals, leaders, and activists who have furthered the causes important to the LGBTQ+ community in the national capital region and beyond. Following the reception join the party to kick-off Pride 2019 and our Celebration in the Nation’s Capital.

Only an additional $10 with purchase of your ticket to Countdown! Pride Celebration Kick-Off Party. Additional ticket includes complimentary cocktails and tastings from our culinary partners.

Smithsonian American Art Museum
SAAM’s Kogod Courtyard and Luce Foundation Center

8th and G Streets, NW  |Washington DC 20004 | @AmericanArt |

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8th and G Streets, NW, Washington, DC, 20004
Smithsonian American Art Museum