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Visitors enjoy National Gallery Nights event in our East Building Atrium.

Trick or Treat

National Gallery Nights

National Gallery Nights

  • Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • East Building
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

Registration is required and opens Thursday, October 6 at noon.

Join us for a night of thrills and chills.

Wear your best art-inspired costume, do the Monster Mash with DJ RBI, and try not to shriek during a film screening with a live score presented by SHAOLIN JAZZ’s Can I Kick It? series. This ode to Halloween also includes astonishing pop-up performances and spooky in-gallery talks.


Registration is required and opens one week in advance at noon. A limited number of passes will become available online at 10:00 a.m. the morning of each event, and a few additional passes will be available at the door—first-come, first-served—starting at 5:30 p.m.


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This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.