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Museum Shop

Open daily 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Located on the First Floor of the Reynolds Center
near the G Street entrance

A wide variety of collection-inspired gifts, graphics, books and more are available in the museum's stores on the first floor.

Phone: (202) 633-5450


In addition to catalogues published by the National Portrait Gallery, the store offers a comprehensive selection of art and history books, including a range of biographies of United States Presidents and other distinguished Americans.


The NPG shop is your destination for unique and contemporary gifts, including artist-designed jewelry and hand-blown glass objects sure to please the most discriminating recipient.

Special Exhibitions

In honor of One Life: Echoes of Elvis, on view at the National Portrait Gallery through August 29, 2010, a number of biographies and books, framed photos and prints, postcards, and even mini marble busts of the popular cultural icon will be offered in the shop and bookstore. Take home a handsome mini marble bust of the King himself.

For Kids

Inventive toys, innovative crafts, art supplies, and kid-friendly biographies and books inspire the young artist or budding historian in your child.

Art on Demand

Through Art on Demand at the National Portrait Gallery you can create a fully customized reproduction of one of the iconic portraits from the Museumís collection, including select American Presidents from George Washington to Ronald Reagan and historical figures from Pocahontas to Babe Ruth.

Your selected portrait may be ordered in a variety of standard sizes as a premium quality print or Giclee on canvas, and optionally may be framed in one of three elegant frames. The final customized artwork will be sent directly to your home. Purchases may be made in-store or over the phone by calling:
(202) 633-5450.

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Reading and Book Signing

Wednesday, July 21
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Museum Bookstore

Historian James Barber, will read from and discuss his book Faces of Discord in the museum bookstore

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For more information on Art on Demand
at the National Portrait Gallery
or to order your customized reproduction, please call (202) 633-5450


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