On May 19, 2017, the National Portrait Gallery was one of the featured categories on Jeopardy! This episode was the finale for the popular Teacher’s Tournament, where show contestants are all full-time K-12 teachers. The Portrait Gallery’s category highlighted five portraits from the museum’s collection of diverse men and women who have influenced American history and culture, including Martha Washington, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Amelia Earhart.
Where in the World Do Our Images Go?
Every day, the National Portrait Gallery’s Office of Rights and Reproductions receives image requests from all over the world. Researchers, educators, and members of the public reach out to the Portrait Gallery, hoping to use reproductions from our permanent collection in support of their scholarship, education, and personal enrichment. While publications are our most common request, you can also find the Portrait Gallery’s images being used in a wide variety of other projects, including broadcast television, international and domestic exhibitions, and educational websites.
Here are some examples of how images from our collection have been presented and enjoyed outside our museum’s galleries:
“I’ll take the National Portrait Gallery for $200, Alex”