Detail from Civil War-era letter from the exhibition MAIL CALL. Courtesy the Smithsonian National Postal Museum


The following guidelines offer detailed information on hosting an exhibition. Need further information? Contact the Scheduling and Exhibitor Relations office at 202.633.3140 or by e-mail at

Scheduling an Exhibition

To reserve an exhibition, please call the exhibition's scheduling contact. (Contact names are listed with each exhibition description.) He or she will be happy to discuss available booking periods. If a contact name is not listed, please call 202.633.3140 or e-mail

Standard Facility Report
Prior to booking an exhibition, every exhibitor must submit a Standard Facility Report developed by the American Association of Museums (AAM) or update previously submitted information, including floor plans indicating the gallery in which the exhibition will be placed and other visual documentation. To learn how to obtain a copy of the facility report, call 202.633.3140 or e-mail Please contact the SITES Registrars' office at 202.633.3170 or with questions about completing the report.

Questions about any of the terms that appear on this page? See our glossary.




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