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Free Admission to Museums on Sat. Sept 23rd in Massachusetts. 1 day only! Ticket Download link enclosed.

Smithsonian museum museum day

FREE ADMISSIoN To MuSEums

Sat Sept 23rd, 1 Day Only.
Boston and 40 Massachusetts museums.
 
Click HERE for FREE TICKETS.
1 ticket admits 2.

Act now, supply is limited!


FAQ’s

TICKETS

When is Museum Day Live!?
Saturday, September 23, 2017

How do I find out if a museum in my area is participating?
Visit Find a Museum to locate participating museums near you. Zoom in on the map or search by location or keyword. If you search by state, it will give you a breakdown of museums by city.

How do I get free admission?
Tickets will be available to download beginning at midnight on Friday, August 25, 2017. At that time, a link to get a ticket will appear on the top menu bar, as well as in each museum profile. Once you enter your name, email address, and select the museum you wish to attend, your ticket will appear on the next screen and be emailed to you. Check your inbox for an email from info@noreply.smithsonianmag.com with a link to your ticket. Don’t forget to save it!

Does everyone get free admission?
To get free admission, guests must present an official Museum Day Live! ticket. This ticket provides general admission for ticketholder plus one guest (not valid for special exhibits, parking, IMAX film screening or any other offer).

Can I bring my whole family to Museum Day Live!?
Each ticket provides general admission for ticketholder plus one guest. If you go to Museum Day Live! with more than one guest, your other guests will have to pay full admission.

Can I download a ticket for more than one museum?
You may download one (1) ticket per email address. Choose wisely! Once you select a museum, you will not be able to change your selection.

Do I need to print my Museum Day Live! ticket?
Some museums require a printed ticket, others will allow you to show your ticket via a smartphone or tablet. Not sure? Check your ticket. Museums that do not require a printed ticket include an asterick under the museum address stating, “*This museum will accept the ticket from your smart phone screen.”


 STEM ACTIVITIES

Who are the STEM Activities geared towards?
The lessons and Minecraft extentions are designed to work whether or not you have a Minecraft: Education Edition membership. We hope they inspire teachers, students and museums to engage with the subject matter in a creative and fresh way. Use #MinecraftEDU and @playcraftlearn in

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Free arts and music event tickets are plentiful for a reason.

Arts Factor Infographic
Arts Factor Infographic

The arts are affordable in Greater Boston, presenting free performances and events that are enjoyed by 7.7 million people annually, with a median cost of paid admission of $16 Arts Factor Report authors wrote.

“Every time music is played, somebody gets paid,” says John Kellog, an expert music business lawyer and Professor at  Berklee College of Music.

I take the two statements above very seriously. On the one hand, I’m a member of ASCAP,  the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers  as a composer, writer and publisher of my own music.

And I distribute free tickets to hundreds who have joined my private e-mailing list on the principal that I will only mail them “the absolute best deals that are too good to be true.”  These are free movie tickets, free theatre tickets and opportunities for being cast on network TV shows  without giving up a cut when I get them from casting directors.

The purpose of this article is to examine the pricing strategy of FREE or FREEMIUM that is being used by Boston arts organizations and musicians around the world.

Plato said “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” 

The same thing can be true about the FREEMIUM business model. Without listeners (soul), performing artists have no life (wings)  in their chosen genre. But when listeners who first experience the work for free become engaged with your craft they’ll pay money for the chance to own the experience (music and performance). This is about knowing what your audience wants and giving them exactly what they want.

Boston artists want to provide what you want.  Free tickets are a part of that strategy. Free tickets also provide upsell and cross-sell opportunities. And free tickets leverage audience expansion and the funding apparatus in a positive way.

If free tickets were not a cost efficient customer acquisition and conversion path, you would not have as many free ticket offers to choose from as you have today.