About Us

Skylights in the museum's great hall

Press Room

Welcome to the online press room for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Here journalists will find contacts, press releases, and information concerning the museum's public programs, and exhibitions.

Contact Us

Phone (press only): (202) 633-8293

Bethany Bentley
Head of Communications & Public Affairs
bentleyb@si.edu
202-633-8293

For Press Inquires:
Marielba Alvarez
AlvarezMA@si.edu
202-633-2585

For Image and Filming Requests:
Ellie Skochdopole
SkochdopoleE@si.edu
202-633-8299