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Sat Feb 16, 2019 - Sun Apr 28, 2019
Fri Nov 16, 2018 - Sun Nov 3, 2019
Fri Jun 29, 2018 - Sun May 19, 2019
Thu May 31, 2018 - Sun Mar 10, 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.

  • Wooden sculptural portrait of a seated woman

    Portraits of the World: Korea

    Now Open: Pioneering feminist artist Yun Suknam uses portraiture to gain insights into the lives of women, past and present.

  • Interior of the Museum SHop

    Museum Shop

    Visit our Museum Store or shop online for portrait-inspired gifts and catalogues.

  • photo of a steaming cup of coffee

    The Courtyard Café

    The Courtyard Café will be closed for renovations Feb. 10 through Mar. 30. for a new look.

  • visitor using the application in the presidential gallery


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

  • Curator giving a tour in the gallery

    Thursdays at Noon

    G Street Lobby
    Take a closer look at our favorite portraits in this lunchtime program.