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Hirshhorn Announces Late-Night Party and Extended Hours for Final Weekend of “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” May 12–14

May 3, 2017

Celebrating the final weekend of its exhibition “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors,” the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will host a late-night party Friday, May 12, and extended hours Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, offering additional opportunities for the public to experience the legendary Japanese artist’s immersive Infinity Mirror Rooms, sculptures and paintings before the exhibition closes May 14.

Friday, May 12: An “Infinite After Party” will kick off at 6 p.m., and will feature interactive performances from the Haiku Guys and Gals, pop-up expert talks, atmospheric beats on the Hirshhorn Plaza, a full cash bar with specialty cocktails, encore screenings of Kusama’s early experimental films and after-hours passes to “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.” The event will run until 10 p.m., with final entry to the exhibition at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $50 and only available in advance online; no tickets will be sold at the door.

Saturday, May 13: The exhibition will remain open to the public until 10 p.m., with final entrance at 8:15 p.m. Free same-day walk-up timed passes will be available at the museum’s front desk starting at 10 a.m. for times throughout the day.

Sunday, May 14: The exhibition will remain open to the public until 8 p.m., with final entrance at 6:15 p.m. Free same-day walk-up timed passes will be available at the museum’s front desk starting at 10 a.m. for times throughout the day.

Following its Washington debut, “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” will embark on a major North American tour to Seattle, Los Angeles, Toronto, Cleveland and Atlanta through 2019. For more information, the public can visit kusama.si.edu.

About the Hirshhorn

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is the national museum of modern and contemporary art and a leading voice for 21st-century art and culture. Part of the Smithsonian, the Hirshhorn is located prominently on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. With nearly 12,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media installations, works on paper and new media works, its holdings encompass one of the most important collections of postwar American and European art in the world. The Hirshhorn presents diverse exhibitions and offers an array of public programs on the art of our time—free to all, 364 days a year. For more information, visit hirshhorn.si.edu.

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