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Groups can also book reservations online or via fax or email using the group reservation PDF form. Completed forms should be faxed to 202-633-7192 or emailed to Confirmations will be sent upon receipt.

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The American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery are located in the Reynold's Center for American Art and Portraiture.
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Courtyard Café
The Courtyard Café reflects the Smithsonian’s artistic vision through a unique menu that highlights seasonal ingredients and sophisticated flavors. Selections include sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Dining Dollars Food Vouchers
Available in denominations of $12, $15 or $20, Dining Dollars are good for face value and can be used towards the purchase of any food item and include a complimentary soft drink.
No change given. If value is exceeded, patron agrees to pay difference, including tax.

For Dining Dollars, the following restrictions apply:
Discount available for advanced sales only, not valid for same day purchases. Minimum order of 10, no complimentary vouchers issued. No reserved seating. Vouchers expire 9/24/16. 2016 vouchers can be exchanged for 2017 vouchers. To qualify for exchange, Smithsonian Group Sales & Reservations office must receive unused vouchers no later than 9/23/16.

Wine and Cheese Happy Hour $19 per person
Take a break from 3-4 p.m. to enjoy an afternoon wine and cheese happy hour at the Smithsonian.

Savor a selection of artisan and local hand-crafted cheeses while you sip premium American wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Nior and Cabernet Sauvignon. Served with membrillo, dried fruits and rustic breads. Sparkling and still water also available.

Also available at the National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History and the National Museum of the American Indian.

Wine and Cheese Happy Hour and Conference Sandwich Buffet must be booked at least 72 hours in advance and have a minimum of 40 guests.

Food-Allergic Individuals: Be aware that we handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, and tree nut products, and other potential allergens in the food production areas of our facility. Please direct questions to the restaurant manager.

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