Explore the museum's diverse and wide-ranging exhibitions.
See the full schedule of our exhibitions, performances, programs and tours.
Thousands of works of art, artifacts and archival materials are available for the study of portraiture.
Visitors of all ages can learn about portraiture through a variety of weekly public programs to create art, tell stories, and explore the museum.
September 30, 2022 – April 16, 2023
Part I: Open June 8, 2022 through January 29, 2023
Explore America’s founding voices in literature, politics, philosophy and culture.
April 30, 2022 – February 26, 2023
The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition celebrates excellence in the art of portraiture.
Join us for an inspirational evening, November 12, 2022.
National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001
Open 7 days a week
11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Closed Dec. 25
Portraits by Latinx Youth and Their Families in the DMV
Fri, Oct. 14 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sundays, Oct. 16, 23 & 30, 6:00 p.m.
Listen to the 4th season of our PORTRAITS podcast.
Now on view.