Featured Events

All events are held at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, located at Eighth and F streets N.W., Washington, D.C. Special events and programs may require reservations or tickets. Please check the events listings for more information.

For questions, call (202) 633-1000. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. All events and programs are free unless otherwise noted.

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Wed May 1
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Thu May 2
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Thursdays at Noon: Slow Looking Gallery Talks & Tours
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Strike a Prose: Historical Fiction Workshops
Fri May 3
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conversation Circles Gallery Talks & Tours
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Strike a Prose: Historical Fiction Workshops
11:45 AM CANCELED - Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Studio Fridays Workshops
Sat May 4
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Anna May Wong Kids & Families
6:00 PM Performance: Tracings Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Performances
Sun May 5
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Anna May Wong Kids & Families
Tue May 7
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM See Me at the Portrait Gallery Gallery Talks & Tours
Wed May 8
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Thu May 9
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Thursdays at Noon: 3 in 30 Gallery Talks & Tours
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Strike a Prose: Persistent Women Workshops
Fri May 10
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Strike a Prose: Persistent Women Workshops
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conversation Circles Gallery Talks & Tours
11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Studio Fridays Workshops
Sat May 11
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Portrait InSight (registration required) Gallery Talks & Tours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CANCELED - Portrait Story Days: Roger Shimomura Kids & Families
Sun May 12
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Roger Shimomura Kids & Families
Mon May 13
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Roger Shimomura Kids & Families
Tue May 14
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Wed May 15
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Thu May 16
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Thursdays at Noon: Overlooked Gallery Talks & Tours
2:00 PM Portrait InSight Gallery Talks & Tours
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Strike a Prose: Persuasive Essays Workshops
Fri May 17
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Strike a Prose: Persuasive Essays Workshops
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conversation Circles Gallery Talks & Tours
11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Studio Fridays Workshops
Sat May 18
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Maya Lin Kids & Families
Sun May 19
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Maya Lin Kids & Families
Mon May 20
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Roger Shimomura Kids & Families
Tue May 21
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Art Afterwords: A Book Discussion- The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage and Scandal in the Gilded Age by Myra MacPherson Lectures & Discussions
Wed May 22
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
5:00 PM IDENTIFY: Performance Art as Portraiture—Jeffrey Gibson: To Name An Other Performances
Thu May 23
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Thursdays at Noon: Curator's Choice Gallery Talks & Tours
5:00 PM Portrait Signs (ASL only) Gallery Talks & Tours
Fri May 24
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conversation Circles Gallery Talks & Tours
11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Studio Fridays Workshops
Sat May 25
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
12:00 PM Portrait Signs (ASL and voice interpretation) Gallery Talks & Tours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Isamu Noguchi Kids & Families
Sun May 26
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Portrait Story Days: Isamu Noguchi Kids & Families
Tue May 28
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Wed May 29
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
Thu May 30
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11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM REMIX: Wordplay After Five
Fri May 31
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conversation Circles Gallery Talks & Tours
11:45 AM Story Time in our Explore! Family Space Kids & Families
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Studio Fridays Workshops

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