The Newseum’s after-hours event, Newseum Nights, returns Friday, April 12 in celebration of D.C.’s world-famous cherry blossom season.
This special evening, hosted in partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, will feature Wolfgang Puck’s signature Asian dishes and theme-inspired cocktails. Visitors can also explore the Newseum’s latest exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” while hearing from the Newseum curatorial team and take part in Japanese-inspired activities, including custom haiku, lantern and paper crane making, Manga-style caricatures and more.
A limited number of early-bird tickets for Newseum Nights: In Bloom will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, March 6, for $50. Once early bird tickets have sold out, tickets will increase to the full price of $60.
Newseum members may purchase tickets during the pre-sale window for $40. After the pre-sale window closes, members can purchase tickets at the still-discounted rate of $50. Become a Newseum member now at the annual rate of $75 and receive all the benefits of an annual membership through Dec. 31, 2019 as well as a free ticket to the event (a $135 value).
Since the July 2015 launch of Newseum Nights: Game On, these evening events have provided a chance to explore the Newseum’s popular exhibits and galleries while enjoying live music, hors d’oeuvres, an open beer and wine bar and special activities.