Summer 2020 Exhibitions Reception

Join us for a free reception celebrating all three of our current exhibitions, Drawn Games: Chess Posters from Around the World, Dare to Know: Chess in the Age of Reason, and Power in Check: Chess and the American Presidency.

The in-person reception will kick-off outside on our chess patio with complimentary bottled cocktails by Brennan's, soft drinks, and more from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

In compliance with our safety guidelines, guests will be required to wear masks and sign up for a timed tour of all three exhibitions, led by our curators. Please RSVP in advance for one of the following tours since space is limited:

5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

7:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 

Virtual viewing of the tours and festivities will also be available on our website, Facebook, and YouTube channel.

Due to an overwhelming response, a second, duplicate reception has been scheduled for Friday, September 4, 2020.

For more information or to RSVP, please visit or email

Complimentary valet available. Free admission. 

This event is SOLD OUT

Friday, Aug 28 - 5:00 pm