Looking for a special gift for your president-obsessed spouse? Craving a beautiful art-inspired calendar or notebook for yourself? Need a creative activity for your rambunctious seven-year-old right now? The Museum Shop features a variety of distinctive objects inspired by popular works from the museum’s permanent collection as well as works from special exhibitions.
Items include lavishly illustrated exhibition catalogues, artist-designed jewelry, silk scarves, decorative items for your home, posters, biographies, art and history books, and a wide range of children’s books, art-inspired toys and games, and art kits. We also have notecards and postcards based on our most popular portraits, as well as novelty T-shirts, pencils, and magnets.
Please note that to receive a discount at the National Portrait Gallery shop, Smithsonian members must show their membership card to a sales clerk.
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. Visit the Publications page for a full list of recent publications, E-books, and a full backlist.