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

Conversation Circle
Fridays, Aug. 4, 11,  18,  25  |  10 a.m.– noon
G Street Lobby
Practice English in small groups while learning more about American history through portraiture.

Thursdays at Noon: 3 in 30
Thursday, August 10
G Street Lobby
Join a 30-minute conversation that connects three Civil War-era figures: Frederick Douglass, John Brown, and Julia Ward Howe.

Young Portrait Explorers: Benjamin Franklin
Monday, August 14; 10:30-11:30 a.m.
G Street Lobby
Explore the Portraut Gallery in a program that touches on art and history through storytelling. For todlers up to age five and their adult companions. Registration required.

Thursdays at Noon: Portrait InSight
Thursday, August 17
G Street Lobby
Listen to verbal descriptions in a program well suited to visitors who are blind or partially sighted, but open to all.

Portrait InSight
Saturday, August 19, noon
G Street Lobby
Listen to verbal descriptions in a program well suited to visitors who are blind or partially sighted, but open to all.

Thursdays at Noon: Curator's Choice
Thursday, August 24
G Street Lobby
Hear curator Robyn Asleson discuss Thayendanegea by John Raphael Smith.

Military Family Appreciation Day
Saturday, August 26; 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Kogod Courtyard
Create art, learn about American heroes, design an exhibition, have photos taken, and tap your toes to live music in the courtyard while honoring Armed Forces veterans. In partnership with Blue Star Families.