June 17, 2016 - June 4, 2017First floor
Highlighting the depth of the National Portrait Gallery’s early photography collection, this exhibition will showcase fourteen daguerreotypes—two portraits each—of seven subjects: George Bancroft, Jenny Lind, Zachary Taylor, Frederick Douglass, Jefferson Davis, Daniel Webster, and John Quincy Adams.
April 1, 2016 - September 11, 2016 | Available as a traveling exhibition
From its beginning in the 1920s, Time magazine responded to the public’s embrace of movie stars on and off the screen and its fascination with the glitter of Tinseltown. This exhibition will focus on approximately 35 Hollywood moguls and celebrities whose vision and talents carried us to different eras and exotic places.
March 12, 2016 - January 8, 2017Second floor
This exhibition celebrates the finalists of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Every three years artists from across the country are invited to investigate the art of portrayal. The resulting juried exhibition showcases excellence and innovation in contemporary portraiture through a variety of media used by artists today.
This exhibition will travel and is available for booking.