Activity Guides for Young Portrait Explorers

Explore portraits of astronauts and activists, scientists and star athletes—and discover the stories behind them. The activity guides below from past programs, can be used for discussions and at-home activities.

colorful quilt with portraits of the artist
Faith Ringgold (Self portrait) /1998, Hand-painted etching & pochoir borders on linen with quilted cotton border and nylon backing / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution