The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will close to the public at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18 for an Inaugural event. All afternoon tours and programs on that day are canceled.

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We are here to help and inform. For general inquiries, please use our contact form or call 202-633-8300.

Mailing Address

Smithsonian Institution
National Portrait Gallery
PO Box 37012
Victor Building, Suite 410, MRC 973
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Street Address

Victor Building
750 Ninth Street NW
Suite 410
Washington , DC 20001

Specific questions and concerns may be addressed to the departments and contacts below:

General Information
(202) 633-8300

Director's Office
(202) 633-8276

Office of Advancement
(202) 633-8304

Special Events
(202) 633-8321

Collections Information and Research
(202) 633-8260

Office of Communications
(202) 633-8556

Office of Conservation (Lunder Conservation Center)
(202) 633-5822

Office of Design and Production
(202) 633-8261

Office of Education and Visitor Experience
(202) 633-8500

Office of Exhibitions
(202) 633-8280

Office of Finance and Operations
(202) 633-8572

Department of History
(202) 633-8310

Office of New Media
(202) 633-8556

Department of Painting and Sculpture
(202) 633-8310

Department of Photographs
(202) 633-8330

Department of Prints and Drawings
(202) 633-8330

Department of Publications
(202) 633-8341

Office of the Registrar
(202) 633-8284