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Past Exhibitions: 2006 and 2005
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Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawing
Exhibited July 1 through October 9, 2006

“Eye Contact” showcases 20th century portraiture from the Gallery's drawing collections, and emphasizes the bold, contemporary engagement between one person and another that the term “eye contact” implies.

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Retratos: 2,000 Years of Latin American Portraits
Traveling exhibition, December 2004
through April 2006

An overview of Latin American portraiture, comprising more than 100 portraits from over 15 countries. The exhibition begins in the Precolumbian era, continues through the viceregal and independence periods, and into the modern era.

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Gilbert Stuart
Traveling exhibition, October 2004
through July 2005

At a time when portraits celebrated national achievements and public heroes, as well as the self-aware experiences of private individuals, Gilbert Stuart (1755–1828) set high standards in portrait painting for his sitters, his colleagues, and his students.

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Women of Our Time: Twentieth–Century Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery
Traveling exhibition, August 2003
through February 2005

This critically acclaimed exhibition is a stunning collection of photographic portraits of women whose brilliance, courage, style, and unflagging spirit have helped shape America as we know it.

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A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery
Traveling exhibition, August 2003
through February 2005

Explore the lives of heros, writers, statesmen, inventors, educators, musicians, artists, and scientists of America's past. Discover the art of portrait painting and learn how portraits have both changed and remained the same since early American times.

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American Women
Traveling exhibition, June 2002
through July 2005

The likenesses included in this installation have been culled from the Gallery’s more than five thousand images of women portrayed in a variety of media—from oils and sculpture to photographs and prints. The pieces date from colonial times to the modern day.

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PAST  EXHIBITIONS:
Click on links below to view past online exhibitions.


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006–2005 | 2004–2000 | 1999 1998 | 1997–1996


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PAST  EXHIBITIONS
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006–2005
2004–2000
1999
1998
1997–1996

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