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We are open today until 5:30 pm. Enter through our Sackler Gallery entrance. More tips for your visit below.

Plan Your Visit | Freer|Sackler
Reseeing Iran kicks off Sunday at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center with The Salesman. Variety called it a “finely cut gem of neorealist suspense.”

The Iranian Film Festival returns for 2017
Spotted: Charles Lang Freer taking a #museumselfie in front of his gallery and checking out our renovation work. Visit for more info about our reopening in October!
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will be open during our standard operating hours, 10 am–5:30 pm, throughout inauguration weekend. See what's on view.

Exhibitions | Freer and Sackler Galleries
#Reposting @graceylou987 -- Filthy Lucre
#smithsonian #filthylucre #freersackler #art #modern #museum #peacockroom #remix #waterston #whistler #leyland #blue #gold #princessfromthelandofporcelain @freersackler #dc
The Art of Afghan Music is one of Washington City Paper's recommendations for this weekend. You have four chances to see Ustad Mahwash sing romantic Persian poetry set to music, as well as Kabuli songs and Afghan folk music.

To Do This Weekend: Bud, Not Buddy, Rare Essence, and Pusha T
For the first time in nearly 140 years, three paintings by the legendary Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro reunite at the Freer|Sackler this spring. Read The Wall Street Journal's take on this landmark show.

Embarking on a Journey of Discovery at ‘Utamaro and the Lure of Japan’
See artworks along these lines in our collections:
#Reposting @wethepeopledc -- Also at the @freersackler was this beautiful exhibit "Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan." And it's a bit unique: "We have a few rules here," the guard told me with a smile. "You can touch everything! Just don't break anything." So much fun to see children toddling around, touching the exhibit. I love seeing kids welcomed at museums! It reminds me...
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Teens! Learn to throw clay on a potter's wheel and paint tiles in a skill-sharing session with Jared Green, a former member of our Teen Council. Free registration required.

Teen Workshop: Ceramics Unleashed!
Rain, rain. This is "Egret And Water Chestnut In Rain" by Japanese artist Ohara Koson.
Happy 2017! Egyptian flasks of this type are known as "New Year" gifts because of the inscriptions they often bear, which invoke the gods of Memphis to give the owner life, health, and a happy New Year.
A little mania to close out 2016. We're open today and tomorrow.

#Reposting @emilialiveslife -- Chinamania sculpture for The Peacock Room remix at the Sackler Museum in D.C. ...
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Behold the power of #red. #mingrothkored

#Reposting @lleilani -- #MarkRothko #WashingtonDC