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Fri Nov 16, 2018 - Sun Nov 3, 2019
Fri Dec 14, 2018 - Sun Nov 17, 2019
Fri Jun 29, 2018 - Sun May 19, 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.

  • Cluster of pink orchids

    Orchids: Amazing Adaptations

    Escape the winter cold and step into a floral oasis in the Kogod Courtyard with Orchids: Amazing Adaptations.

  • 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.

  • Interior of the Museum SHop

    Museum Shop

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

  • 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.