What's On

A group of dancers dressed in black, dancing

What's On

Featured

For a full list of exhibitions see our current exhibitions

Selected Programs

For a full list of events and programs see our calendar

Thursdays at Noon: Portrait Insight
Thursday, Nov. 16
G Street Lobby
Listen to vivid verbal descriptions in a progrm tailored to visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Open to all. 

Portrait Insight
Saturday, Nov. 18; noon
G Street Lobby
Listen to vivid verbal descriptions in a progrm tailored to visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Open to all. By registration only at NPGAccess@si.edu

Film Screening: The Blue Angel
Thursday, Nov. 30; 6 p.m.
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
Enjoy a screening of one of Marlene Dietrich's first films; presented jointly by the Portrait Gallery and the German Embassy.

The Measure of Our Lives
Saturday, Dec. 2 & Sunday, Dec. 3, noon & 2 p.m.
F Street Lobby
Students from the School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, deliver original monologues that bring portraits of historical figures to life.

I Am Vertical
Thursday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
Inspired by the exhibition One Life: Sylvia Plath, choreographer-in-residence, Dana Tai Soon Burgess presents a new repertory that draws from Plath's poetry.

From Our Happy Home
Saturday, Dec, 16, 1-4 p.m..
Education Center
Explore the ways that people have created feelings of comfort and warmth during cold winter months. This program is organized in partnership with the National Building Museum, which will hold a related program on Dec. 17.

Curator Tour: Portraits of the World: Switzerland
Sunday, Dec. 17, 3 p.m. .
Portraits of the World: Switzerland
Join curator Robyn Asleson for a tour of Portraits of the World: Switzerland

Rhyme to Reason: How Words Changed America
Saturday, Dec. 30, 1:30 & 4:30 p.m. .
F Street Lobby
Join a tour that highlights some of the most historically significant American writers.