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Three women look at a large abstract Clyfford Still painting while wearing masks
Three women look at a large abstract Clyfford Still painting while wearing masks
Photo by James Dewhirst

Visitor Code of Conduct + Museum Policies

Code of Conduct for Visitors

Each person must help create a safe environment for all of our visitors and staff.

Remember the Basics

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Wear a Face Covering When Required

  • Fully-vaccinated visitors and staff are not required to wear face coverings inside the Museum; all persons ages three and above who are not fully vaccinated are asked to wear face coverings inside the Museum unless they have a medical condition or recognized exemption. Please follow current face covering requirements posted in the Museum lobby.

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Wash Hands and Use Hand Sanitizer

  • Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer before arriving and throughout your visit.

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Keep a Safe Distance

  • Please keep a safe distance from others not in your household group.
  • Children should stay with their caregivers.
  • Floor markers in the Welcome Center help you gauge proper distances.

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Go with the Flow
Please follow the designated one-way routes through the Museum and use care in passing others.

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Check Yourself
If you are currently exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 (or symptoms associated with COVID-19) within the past 14 days, please visit another time. If you become ill after purchasing tickets, please contact us to reschedule your visit or arrange a refund. We’re in this together.

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Please Be Kind

Please be kind to our staff and to each other. Respect the directions of staff; the health and safety of all is our priority.

By purchasing tickets, you agree to follow these protocols for your own safety and the safety of others.

Museum Policies

We’re delighted to have you join us at the Clyfford Still Museum! To help ensure that the artwork will last for generations to come, here are a few things to know during your visit.

For the Health and Safety of All

We are committed to your health and safety. Here are some ways we can accomplish that together:

  • Please follow current face covering requirements posted in the Museum lobby.
  • Please follow all directional signs and use care when passing others.
  • Please keep a safe distance away from persons not in your household party; children should stay with their caregivers at all times.
  • Visitors experiencing illness will be asked to return at a later date.
  • Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing is performed throughout the day.
  • Wash your hands and use hand-sanitizer throughout your visit.
  • Two check-in locations are available with safety shields.
  • We’ve created a low-touch visitor experience.

Other Museum Policies

We’re delighted to have you join us at the Clyfford Still Museum! Here are a few things to know during your visit.

  • Please stay at least three feet away from the artwork to help ensure that it will last for generations to come.
  • For the safety of the artwork, the Museum does not allow food and beverages inside the building.
  • This is a photo-friendly museum! Take photos and videos for personal, non-commercial use on mobile devices and cameras. Share on social media and tag us! The Museum does not allow flashes, tripods/monopods, selfie sticks, and large video recording devices. For more information, please review our photography policy and if you are using a professional photographer (for engagement photos, family photos, graduation photos, etc.), please apply for a Photo/Video Pass.
    • If you are a member of the media and want to take photos using additional photography equipment, please email
    • If you are a commercial photographer looking to do a professional photo/video shoot (for catalogs, fashion shoots, etc.), these are taken on a case-by-case basis, please fill out our commercial photography application.
  • Enjoy the art that surrounds you and allow others to do the same. Please silence your cell phones and devices when you enter the Museum and step outside to have phone conversations. Pick up a Making Space To-Go Kit and curate your own exhibition.
  • Visit the Museum Shop for a memento of your visit. Your purchases support the Museum!
  • Please use the coat rack or ask the visitor desk for help with lockers on the main level. Purses and handbags are allowed in the galleries and should be kept to the visitor’s front or along their side and under their arm. Backpacks, large shopping bags, suitcases, briefcases, large messenger bags, and umbrellas must be stored in a locker. All bags are subject to security inspection.
  • The Museum welcomes small, portable strollers in the galleries but asks guests to store oversized strollers for the safety of the art. Museum-friendly strollers are available on request.
  • Caregivers may breastfeed or bottle feed throughout the building, including in the galleries. Bottles should remain under the control of an adult in the gallery spaces. Sippy cups and solid food are not permitted.
  • The Museum allows sketching in the galleries with 8.5” by 11” notebooks and using pencils only. Easels are not permitted.
  • Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, is not permitted anywhere in the Museum including outside on the terraces or near the Museum entrance.
  • The Museum operates closed circuit video monitoring for the safety of the art and the public.