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The nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House.
Exhibition extended through Oct. 23, 2022
September 18, 2020 - January 23, 2022
Open Wednesdays through Sundays | 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Explore and use thousands of items from the museum's collection.
National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001
Open to the public
11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 5:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom | Closed captioning provided
The prolific political commentator whose comedic wit crossed social divides.This exhibition is online only
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom | Registration required
Season three of PORTRAITS is now available.
Civil rights activist Bob Moses played a critical role in the effort to register African...
Over the course of nearly two decades in the mid-19th century, Jeremiah Gurney established...