Online Exhibitions featured on Google Arts and Culture
Missed it in person? Enjoy online adaptations of National Portrait Gallery exhibitions and collection highlights through our collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, including several exhibitions timed with Women’s History Month. In addition, over 3,800 works of art from the museum's permanent collection can be viewed on the site.
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today
Drawing from the National Portrait Gallery’s vast collection of self-portraits, this exhibition explores and thinks critically about how American artists have chosen to portray themselves over the past century. This online exhibition highlights a selection of objects featured in both the Portrait Gallery’s presentation in Washington, D.C., and in the traveling adaptation.
One Life: Dolores Huerta
Explore the life and legacy of Latina activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the farm workers' movement of the 1960s and 1970s with César Chávez.
This online exhibition features portraits of the First Ladies of the United States from the Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.
Votes for Women
This abridged virtual tour of the Portrait Gallery’s acclaimed exhibition, "Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence," delves into the history of women’s suffrage as the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment approaches.
Up Close with George Washington
Our latest Google exhibition dives deep into the story behind Gilbert Stuart’s "Lansdowne Portrait" of George Washington. Visitors are able to zoom in on this iconic image and explore the story behind its creation in 1796. Want more on the presidents? See below for the museum’s SmARTify tour of "America’s Presidents."
Portraits of African Americans
Discover portraits of African Americans featured in the Portrait Gallery's collection and learn how their achievements have contributed to the history and development of our nation.
The Struggle for Justice
In one of multiple views of the museum's galleries available on Google, view portraits of activists and social justice leaders from the Portrait Gallery's collection.