There are still some places left for the behind-the-scenes Lace and Quilts Tour of the National Museum of American History. Don’t miss this opportunity to view this marvelous collection!
If interested, call or email ARLIS Customer care (see below) to have the tour added to your registration. Otherwise, you may wait until you arrive at the conference’s registration/hospitality desk where you can sign up for any available tours – IF there’s still room available.
Hope to see you there!
ORIGINAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF TOUR:
A behind-the-scenes Lace and Quilts Tour of the collections storage areas of the National Museum of American History.The group will be divided in two and each group of 8 will see both the lace and the quilt collections.
Maximum Participants: 16
Accessibility: Walking and standing
Transportation: Transportation will be by Metro’s Blue and Orange line from Metro Center to the Federal Triangle Station. The Smartrip Metro fare is $2.10 outgoing (peak fare until 9:30am) and $1.70 on return. Paper Metro card is $3.10 outgoing, and $2.70 on return. Please meet the tour shepherd near the shoe shine stand in the hotel lobby at 9:15am. Tour shepherd will depart at 9:30am.
NOTE: If you have already registered for the conference and want to add a tour, you must contact ARLIS Customer Care Center to have your registration amended.
Customer Care Center (website access and conference registration)
Hours: Monday to Thursday (7:00AM-7:00PM Central) and Friday (7:00AM-3:30PM Central)
Contact: 800-817-0621 ext. 450, 414-908-4954 ext. 450
National Museum of American History(14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C., 20001)