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Get spooky with us after hours at National Gallery Nights.

Nightmare at the Museum

National Gallery Nights

  • Thursday, October 12, 2023
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • East Building
  • After Hours
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

Outdoor activities on the 4th Street Plaza are open to all, but registration is required to enter the East Building. Lottery for registration opens Monday, October 2, and closes Thursday, October 5, at noon.  

DJ 2-Tone will present a live, remixed soundtrack to Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters (1984)]

We’re your ghost hosts for one night of artsy haunts. Descend on our 4th Street Plaza for a screening of Ghostbusters (1984) with a live, remixed soundtrack by DJ 2-Tone, part of SHAOLIN JAZZ’s Can I Kick It? series. Enter the East Building if you dare to share your best Monster Mash on the dance floor. Level up your costume with custom face painting or a DIY mask station. Plus, hear bone-chilling art stories from museum staff and local experts. 

Program performances and experiences are subject to change.