National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM daily
Closed December 25Admission is free
Explore the museum's diverse and wide-ranging exhibitions.
See the full schedule of our exhibitions, performances, programs and tours.
Thousands of works of art, artifacts and archival materials are available for the study of portraiture.
Our online resources and subject experts will help with your research.
Visitors of all ages can learn about portraiture through a variety of weekly public programs to create art, tell stories, and explore the museum.
View the commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, now permanently installed in the museum.
Our second episode featuring the legendary journalist.
The National Portrait Gallery commemorates the life of Jessye Norman, one of the twentieth...
Smithsonian Secretary, Lonnie Bunch believes that a portrait can restore humanity.
Save the Date:
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Download the free SMARTIFY mobile app for a self-guided tour of our Permanent Collection.