Portrait Circle

Conviértase en un conocedor de la National Portrait Gallery uniéndose a nuestro grupo más distinguido de colaboradores, el Portrait Circle.

Bringing you face to face with portrait subjects and artists, the Portrait Circle provides exclusive opportunities to meet remarkable Americans who have made an impact on our country’s history and culture. In appreciation of your annual gift, you will be invited to:

•    Attend exhibition previews, elegant dinners, and special artist lectures
•    Travel around the country with curators and historians to see some of the nation’s finest  museums and private art collections
•    Host a cocktail hour with the Portrait Gallery’s director for your family or friends
•    Be recognized for one year for “adopting” a portrait of your choice
•    Enjoy heightened exposure to world class art fairs with VIP passes
•    Receive reciprocal benefits from more than 30 other American museums
•    And more!

Membership benefits are tailored to your giving level, beginning at $1,000. Qualifying contributions confer membership for one calendar year and entitle two people to participate in all events. 

Thanks to the generous support of our members, each year, free of charge, the National Portrait Gallery is able to:

•    Take innovative approaches to producing acclaimed exhibitions
•    Conduct advanced and complex scholarly research
•    Diversify our collection through new acquisitions
•    Offer thousands of students personalized educational tours
•    Conserve the 22,000 artworks in our growing collection
•    Present progressive public and scholarly programs
•    Publish original scholarly publications on exhibitions and other research

For more information, contact the National Portrait Gallery Office of Advancement at (202) 633-8238 or NPGPortraitCircle@si.edu