Newseum Nights series returns in May

Newseum Nights

On the heels of a sold out 2015 season, Newseum Nights returns in 2016 with a new line-up of fun after-hours events. Each of this year’s three themed Newseum Nights events is a chance to get up close and personal with the Newseum’s most popular exhibits while enjoying open beer and wine bars, food, curator-led gallery talks, exclusive activities and much more.

The first party of the year on May 11 features our brand-new political exhibit, “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect.” Partygoers will get an inside look at this innovative exhibit, which tells the story of the 2016 presidential campaign in real time through interactive digital and social experiences. Future parties will celebrate the Olympic spirit and free expression.

Tickets for “Newseum Nights: Like, Share, Elect” go on sale April 7 for Newseum members for $30, and April 14 for the general public for $40. Become a Newseum member through our Newseum Nights ticket sale and get a free ticket to the party – plus, skip the line with early member entrance!

2016 Newseum Nights Schedule

Like, Share, Elect

Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – This is one political party that’s sure to get everyone’s vote! Like, share and tweet your way into after-hours access to the Newseum’s galleries and a first-hand look at our newest exhibit, “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect.” Door prizes will include tickets to our exclusive 2017 Inauguration Celebration Experience!

Go For Gold

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Toast the U.S. Olympic team as they go for the gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Test your athletic prowess with Olympic-themed games and activities, and feel as though you’re part of the cheering crowds in Rio with Brazilian food and drink specials.

Ticket on-sale date to be announced.

Act Up!

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – “Act Up!” This Instagram-worthy graffiti on the Berlin Wall in the Newseum captures the spirit of everything we love about the First Amendment. Make a statement and express yourself at the last Newseum Nights event of the season featuring performance art, dance and theater.

Ticket on-sale date to be announced.

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