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.
Visitors of all ages can learn about portraiture through a variety of weekly public programs to create art, tell stories, and explore the museum.
The following National Portrait Gallery exhibitions will be travelling or are are available to travel:
The exhibition shares the compelling story of legendary activist and leader Dolores Huerta (b.1930) and the farm workers movement of the 1960s and 70s. In collaboration with Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
This seven-city tour will travel the country and is expected to reach millions of people who might not otherwise have an opportunity to view these remarkable paintings.
June 18, 2021 to August 15, 2021The Art Institute of Chicago
August 27, 2021 to October 24, 2021Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York
November 7, 2021 to January 2, 2022Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
January 14, 2022 to March 20, 2022High Museum of Art
April 3, 2022 to May 30, 2022The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
June 18, 2022 to August 14, 2022de Young Museum
San Francisco, CA
Sept. 3, 2022 to October 30, 2022Museum of Fine Arts, Boston