This Web site was created in conjunction with a temporary gallery exhibition installed at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition opened on April 11, 2008, and will close on September 1, 2008.

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution tells the stories of America through the individuals who have shaped U.S. culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts, and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists who speak American history.

The National Portrait Gallery is conveniently located at Eighth and F Streets, NW, in Washington D.C., above the Gallery Place–Chinatown Metrorail station (red, yellow, and green lines).

Museum Hours:
11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. daily. Closed December 25.

Admission: FREE

For more information on visiting the museum, please visit the National Portrait Gallery's Web site.