Celebrity faces are everywhere. The National Portrait Gallery works to include portraits of people who transcend fame and recognize them for achievement in its collection.
One Life: Dolores Huerta will focus on the years 1962–75, marking the beginnings of Huerta’s activism with Cesar Chavez, the founding of the National Farm Workers Association, and the passage of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975. Read more
Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs 1859-1872
Sept. 18, 2015 - March 13, 2016
Alexander Gardner, known as the man who shot the Civil War, created dramatic and vivid photographs of battlefields, which included images of the recently dead. These shocking images continue to haunt the national imagination. Read more
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