The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will close to the public at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18 for an Inaugural event. All afternoon tours and programs on that day are canceled.

The Portraits

The exhibition catalogue "Elaine De Kooning: Portraits" on display in the museum store


National Portrait Gallery publications feature work from both permanent collections and special exhibitions.  With insightful texts and lavish illustrations, they inform, entertain, and inspire readers. Publications may be purchased at our Museum Shop or from Amazon.