Hirshhorn Museum: Infinity Mirrors exhibit

I had the privilege of visiting the incredible Infinity Mirrors art exhibit by Yayoi Kusama in Washington D.C! Since I went by myself, I don’t have the best pictures to share because I often had to enter the different Infinity rooms with strangers. 

Here’s some quick tips if you’re going:

  • Get there 15-30 minutes before your time, you have to line up outside before even going in. 
  • If you did bring a backpack or heavy coat you can check them for free on the first level. 
  • Don’t wait to go into the very first room! That’s usually the longest line, so go find a room with a shorter line and work your way around. There’s no exact order. 
  • Bring friends! Going into the rooms with strangers isn’t ideal especially if you care about getting pictures and it’ll make waiting in the lines go by quicker to have company. 
  • Visit the gift shop on the first floor. 
  • If you are going to take pictures, plan which rooms you really want them in and maybe have someone else take it. It’s hard to enjoy the short 20-30 seconds you get in each room if you only care about getting a picture. 
  • Reserve passed! From what I understand walk up passed are hard to get. I would suggest hitting “best available” when you go to get passed (every Monday at 12PM more go up here http://hirshhorn.si.edu/kusama/ )

“Polka dots can’t stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.”
-Yayoi Kusama



“I fight pain, anxiety, and fear every day, and the only method I have found that relieves my illness is to keep creating art. I followed the thread of art and somehow discovered a path that would allow me to live.” -Yayoi Kusama




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