Families

Youth and family programs at the National Portrait Gallery are designed to “inform, involve, and inspire” the online visitor. All events and programs are held virtually, due to COVID-19. The National Portrait Gallery remains temporarily closed at this time.

Upcoming program:


black and white photo of practicing ballet dancers

Where There Is a Woman There Is Magic: Women’s History Month Virtual Festival

Saturday, March 27, 11 a.m.
Online via Zoom

Join the Portrait Gallery in a virtual celebration of women making history! We will explore the online exhibition “Where There Is a Woman There Is Magic,” which highlights leaders in sports, arts, science and activism. It is part of a day-long lineup featuring events and activities for participants of all ages, including workshops, speakers, art activities and more!

Click here to visit virtual festival page.

Image: Maria Tallchief, by Philippe Halsman / 1956, Gelatin silver print on paper / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Steve Bello in memory of Jane Halsman Bello / © Philippe Halsman Archive