National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery Presents Block by Block: Naming Washington

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

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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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National Portrait Gallery Presents John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal

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

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National Portrait Gallery Presents Portraits of the World: Denmark

The exhibition opens on Friday, December 13, 2019.

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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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National Portrait Gallery Announces 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Finalists

The exhibition opens October 16, 2019.

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

The opening is scheduled for Friday, March 29.

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

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

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February 2019 at the National Portrait Gallery

Join the National Portrait Gallery for their February events.

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

The exhibition opens Friday, November 2, 2018.

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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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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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National Portrait Gallery Announces Jurors and Call for Entries for Fifth Triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

Deadline: Mon, 03 September 2018

The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition seeks artists (18 and over) living and working in the United States, who work in all media.

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