The National Portrait Gallery is conveniently located in DC's bustling Penn Quarter neighborhood, with easy access to downtown DC, the Convention Center, and many hotels. Whether a non-profit fundraiser, Gala event, or corporate celebration, we have the perfect event space for you. Your guests may explore America's heritage at a very special event after hours. Corporations, associations, and organizations have an opportunity unavailable anywhere else: to host a reception or dinner adjacent to highly acclaimed exhibitions which tell the extraordinary story of our country’s people.
- The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
- The Great Hall
- The Luce Foundation Center
- The Portico and Rotunda
The museum’s event staff will happily advise you on how best to use the space. Caterers, lighting companies, floral designers, event planners, and other experienced event professionals are at your fingertips through the National Portrait Gallery’s Special Events office. Vendor selections must be approved by the Portrait Gallery.
To inquire about space availability please complete an Event Inquiry Form.
View and download our event guidelines: Guidelines for Corporate and Non-Profit Events >>