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New Schedule: Beginning May 30, many Smithsonian museums will return to their normal operating hours, open seven days a week, including the National Portrait Gallery. We’re excited to welcome you! 


April 30, 2022 – February 26, 2023
The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition celebrates excellence in the art of portraiture.


March 25, 2022 - September 25, 2022


Join us for an inspirational evening, November 12, 2022.


On view: August 27, 2021 – May 30, 2022
The National Portrait Gallery presents the first large-scale retrospective of work by Hung Liu, the acclaimed Chinese-born American artist.

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Museum Location

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