SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES 11th ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY LIVE!
A Celebration of Culture, Science, History and Education
Free Admission on September 26, 2015,
with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket
NEW YORK, NY (June 23, 2015) – Smithsonian magazine designates Saturday, September 26 the 11th annual Museum Day Live! For one day only, participating museums across the United States, with a wide range of diverse exhibitions, will emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission everyday, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.
The public can visit smithsonian.com/
museumdaylive to learn more, and, beginning in August, download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Each ticket grants the ticketholder, and one guest, free access to any participating museum on September 26. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. A list of participating museums, which will be updated as more museums sign on, can be found at Smithsonian.com/museumday/ venues.
“Museum Day Live! unites a spectacular array of museums across the country around Smithsonian’s commitment to make knowledge accessible to everyone,” says Stephen Giannetti, Chief Revenue Officer of Smithsonian Enterprises. “This year we hope to welcome more guests to experience a cultural institution in their area.”
Museums in all 50 states have signed up to participate in Smithsonian magazine’s 2015 Museum Day Live!, the largest event of its kind. Over 1,300museums are expected to participate this year. Museum Day Live! is sponsored by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau and GEICO.
For more information, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumdaylive.