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SAAM & BYT Present: Unseensters

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

800 G St NW

Washington, DC 20004

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Are you so cool it hurts? Are you so uncool it burns? Are you somewhere in between?
Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum & BYT for

Unseensters
A SITES UNSEEN After Hours

Featuring exclusive, after hours, tourist-free access to the new exhibition Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen

Trevor Paglen, Prototype for a Nonfunctional Satellite (Design 4; Build 4), 2013, mixed media.View of an installation test at a hangar in Nevada. Courtesy of the artist; Metro Pictures, New York; Altman Siegel, San Francisco. Image courtesy of the artist and Nevada Museum of Art. © and photo by Trevor Paglen

Who is Trevor Paglen? Trevor Paglen is a conceptual artist with activist intentions. His work blurs the lines between art, science, and investigative journalism to construct unfamiliar and at times unsettling ways to see and interpret the world around us. Paglen’s photographs and installations expose things we are not meant to see, whose concealment he regards as symptomatic of the historical moment we inhabit and invite us to envision alternative futures. Check out more of his work here.

and hot jams from:


Yeasayer (DJ set)

& more TBA!

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Ticket includes open bar, featuring Pabst Blue Ribbon beer (in TRUE unseensters style) & specialty cocktails from some of the best bars in D.C., including:

Bar Deco / Service Bar / Beuchert's Saloon

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Trevor Paglen, STSS-1 and Two Unidentified Spacecraft Over Carson City (Space Tracking and Surveillance System, USA 205), 2010, C-print. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mike Wilkins and Sheila Duignan. Image courtesy of the artist; Metro Pictures, New York; Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco. © 2010, Trevor Paglen. Photo by: Gene Young

+PLUS+
Gallery tours! Photobooths! THINGS UNSEEN scavenger hunt! More fun TBA!

With photogenic magic happening in this very instagrammable courtyard:

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Croosh Deets
July 13th, 8:30pm - 11:30pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Entrance on G St NW & 8th St NW
Gallery Place Chinatown Red /Green/Yellow Line Metro

Early bird tickets SOLD OUT!
Regular tickets on sale now!
The Price WILL GO UP!
This is a 21+ event

As always, there is no dress code, but we recommend:
Glasses (worn ironically) / Glasses (worn unironically) / deck beards / mustache made of keffiyehs / Wes Anderson (the human) / Wes Anderson (films) / Keep Portlandia Weird / inappropriate layering and headwear for July / an air of superiority / Resting Hipster Face / crossed arms / Kindle loaded up with Jack Kerouac / cloak of invisibility

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Pabst Blue Ribbon / OM Digital / Jackson Pro Audio

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BYT Productions

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Look at all these f---ing hipsters last time we partied at SAAM:


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