Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, home of the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum


Dedicated staff members are waiting to hear from you, to answer any questions regarding your Smithson Society membership or events you may wish to attend, to provide directions, or to assist you in any other Smithsonian matter of importance to you.

Mailing Address

The James Smithson Society
PO Box 37012, MRC 712
Washington, DC 20013-7012

t: 202-633-2040
t: 877-JSS-1775 (toll free)
f: 202-633-2043

Street Address (view map)

S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, Suite 3150
Washington, DC 20560-0410

Please stop by the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center during your next visit to the Smithsonian and the National Mall. Friends of the Smithsonian staff will be delighted to assist you in planning your visit to the museums, as well as answer any questions you may have regarding your membership or the Institution.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., except federal holidays.

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Friends of the Smithsonian staff
Laura Brouse-Long
Katharine Stewart
Manager, Events and Member Services