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.
The following National Portrait Gallery exhibitions are available to travel:
With both historical and contemporary explorations into the silhouette, Black Out reveals new pathways between our past and present.
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS / April 27 to August 25, 2019
Birmingham Museum of Art, AL / September 28, 2019 to January 12, 2020
This exhibition featured Herman Leonard’s iconic images of jazz legends such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and Sarah Vaughan.
This exhibition is available for booking.