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Fri Jun 28, 2019 - Sun May 17, 2020
Fri May 3, 2019 - Sun Mar 8, 2020
Fri Nov 16, 2018 - Sun Nov 3, 2019
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Museum Location

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001


11:30 AM - 7:00 PM daily
Closed December 25
Admission is free


  • Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

    Presidential Portraits On View

    View the commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, now permanently installed in the museum.

  • Portraits podcast logo featuring silhouettes

    A New Podcast: Portraits

    Art, biography, history and identity collide in this new podcast from the National Portrait Gallery.

  • Gala award trophies

    American Portrait Gala

    Save the Date:
    Sunday, November 17,  2019

  • visitor using the application in the presidential gallery


    Download the free SMARTIFY mobile app for a self-guided tour of our Permanent Collection.

  • Gallery staff member talking with a group of visitors


    The Portrait Gallery is committed to providing access to all visitors. 

  • Interior of the Museum SHop

    Museum Shop

    The Museum Shop features a variety of distinctive objects inspired by works from the museum’s...