National Portrait Gallery

By Editorial Team on November 1, 2021

Artists Return for Outdoor Día de los Muertos Installations at National Portrait Gallery

The event is scheduled for Monday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 2 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

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By Editorial Team on July 26, 2021

National Portrait Gallery Presents Block by Block: Naming Washington

Fri, 30 July 2021 - Mon, 16 January 2023

The exhibition is on view July 30 – January 16, 2023.

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By Editorial Team on January 12, 2021

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Announces Virtual Programs for January and February 2021

Antonius-Tín Bui and David Antonio Cruz in Conversation with Taína Caragol Tuesday, Jan. 12, 5 p.m. Online via Zoom Join National Portrait Gallery curator Taína Caragol for a conversation with Antonius-Tín Bui and David Antonio Cruz about portraiture as a platform to represent and honor LGBTQ+ communities of color. Both artists use portraiture...

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: February 26–March 1

Receptions at Takoma Park Community Center, The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, National Portrait Gallery, Washington Sculptors Group, Studio Gallery, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, and Watergate Gallery + Talks at Washington Project for the Arts, Washington Studio School, Foundry Gallery, and Willow Street Gallery + Events at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

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By Editorial Team on February 24, 2020

National Portrait Gallery Presents John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal

Thu, 27 February 2020 - Sun, 31 May 2020

A talk is scheduled for Thursday, February 27 at 7pm.

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By Editorial Team on December 10, 2019

National Portrait Gallery Presents Portraits of the World: Denmark

Fri, 13 December 2019 - Mon, 12 October 2020

The exhibition opens on Friday, December 13, 2019.

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By Editorial Team on December 9, 2019

December 2019–February 2020 Schedule at the National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery announces their December 2019 through February 2020 programming.

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By Editorial Team on June 4, 2019

National Portrait Gallery Announces 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Finalists

The exhibition opens October 16, 2019.

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By Editorial Team on April 1, 2019

The National Portrait Gallery Presents Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Fri, 29 March 2019 - Sun, 05 January 2020

The opening is scheduled for Friday, March 29.

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By Editorial Team on February 25, 2019

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents Votes for Women: An American Awakening, 1840–1920

Fri, 01 March 2019 - Sun, 05 January 2020

The exhibition is on view March 1, 2019 through January 5, 2020.

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By Editorial Team on February 5, 2019

February 2019 at the National Portrait Gallery

Join the National Portrait Gallery for their February events.

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By Editorial Team on October 30, 2018

The National Portrait Gallery Presents Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today Group Exhibition

Fri, 02 November 2018 - Sun, 18 August 2019

The exhibition opens Friday, November 2, 2018.

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By Editorial Team on September 19, 2018

National Portrait Gallery Director’s Essay Prize For Emerging Scholars Call

Deadline: Fri, 14 December 2018

National Portrait Gallery seeks nominations for the Director’s Essay Prize for their 50th anniversary.

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Weekend Listings: June 20 – June 24

Openings at Multiple Exposures Gallery, Hirshhorn, Sandy Spring Museum, BlackRock Center for the Arts, THEARC, Studio Gallery DC, Willow Street Gallery, Craig Kraft Studio, Honfleur Gallery and Vivid Gallery + Artist Talk at DCAC and Foundry Gallery + By the People Festival and America Now: Solstice Edition.

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By Editorial Team on June 18, 2018

Three Smithsonian Museums Present America Now: Solstice Edition an After-Hours Celebration

The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, June 23 from 5:30pm to midnight.

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