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Press Room -- Archive


Past Museum News

May 7, 2012, Martin E. Sullivan announced his departure from the museum at the end of May. He will take on a new role as senior scholar at the Smithsonian beginning June 4.
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National Portrait Gallery’s “Portraits After 5” Recognizes Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
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“1812: A Nation Emerges” Tells a Sweeping Story of a Forgotten War: National Portrait Gallery Exhibition Opens 200 Years after the Declaration of War
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“Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” Nominated for Alice Awards by the Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience
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“Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” Named Best Thematic Museum Show Nationally by AICA-USA
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National Portrait Gallery Announces Teen Portrait Competition Call for Entries Deadline Extended
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“One Life: Amelia Earhart” Opens June 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
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National Portrait Gallery Opens a New Exhibition of Photographs from the Harry Warnecke Studio
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National Portrait Gallery Announces Teen Portrait Competition Call for Entries
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Portrait of Fred Korematsu to Be Presented at the National Portrait Gallery
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National Portrait Gallery to Install Portrait of Alice Waters
Alice Waters in Conversation with José Andrés Jan. 20

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National Portrait Gallery and the Contemporary Jewish Museum Present “Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories”
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Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents “The Black List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders”
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National Portrait Gallery Presents a Portrait of Alice Waters Created by Competition Winner Dave Woody
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National Portrait Gallery Announces Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Call for Entries
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“Portraiture Now: Asian American Portraits of Encounter”
Opens At the National Portrait Gallery Aug. 12

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Washington Nationals Baseball Family Day
Media Advisory

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Opens “One Life: Ronald Reagan”
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Portrait of Bill and Melinda Gates Commissioned by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery
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Andrew Young’s Portrait to Be Presented at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery: Public Lecture and Book Signing Saturday, April 30
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Public Forum
“Flashpoints and Fault Lines: Museum Curation and Controversy” April 26-27

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National Portrait Gallery Presents Portrait of Pedro Martinez, March 25, 2011
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National Portrait Gallery Presents “Calder’s Portraits: A New Language” | March 11 through Aug. 14
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National Portrait Gallery Special Installation Commemorates 50th Anniversary of JFK’s Inauguration, 1961–2011
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National Portrait Gallery Presents the Symposium “Addressing (and Redressing) the Silence: New Scholarship in Sexuality and American Art” - Saturday, January 29, 2011.
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Webcast

National Portrait Gallery Will Keep “Felix, June 5, 1994” by AA Bronson in “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture”
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Smithsonian Q&A Regarding the "Hide/Seek" Exhibition
Q&A

Smithsonian Stands Firmly Behind "Hide/Seek" Exhibition
Statement

Statement on “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture”
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The National Portrait Gallery Presents “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture”
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Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum to Offer Early Public Hours during Holidays
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“One Life: Katharine Graham” Opens at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
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National Portrait Gallery Presents Portrait of Charles M. Schulz Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of “Peanuts” Debut
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“One Life: Katharine Graham” Opens at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
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Portrait of Secretary Norman Y. Mineta to Be Presented at the National Portrait Gallery
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Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents "Americans Now"
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New Subjects Join the National Portrait Gallery Collection
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"In the Loop: Contemporary Video Art from the European Union" screening June 9-12
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Reading and book signing for Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis by Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter
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The National Portrait Gallery Releases 2009 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report

The National Portrait Gallery Announces the People's Choice Awards for the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
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National Portrait Gallery Presents “From FDR to Obama: Presidents on Time
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The National Portrait Gallery Presents Two Exhibitions on Elvis Presley in 2010
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“Presidents in Waiting” Closes at the National Portrait Gallery Jan. 3, 2010
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Portrait of Marilyn Horne Donated to the National Portrait Gallery
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“Portraiture Now: Communities” Opens at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Nov. 6
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The National Portrait Gallery Invites the Public to Vote on the “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009”
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The National Portrait Gallery Announces “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009” Awards
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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Announces
Finalists and Shortlisted Artists for the “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009”

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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West, 1845-1924
Sept. 25 through Jan. 24, 2010
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"Portraiture Now: Communities" - Nov. 6 through July 5, 2010
Fact Sheet

"Presidents in Waiting" Opens at the National Portrait Gallery Jan. 20, 2009 through Jan. 3, 2010
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The National Portrait Gallery Releases Advance Special Exhibition Schedule, 2008 - 2009
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One Life: Thomas Paine, the Radical Founding Father Exhibition
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Portrait of Eunice Kennedy Shriver Created by David Lenz Installed May 9 at the National Portrait Gallery
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Tony Bennett Donates Painting of Duke Ellington to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery
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“Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century” Open at the National Portrait Gallery April 10 through Aug. 16
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"Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture" at the National Portrait Gallery March 27 through Aug. 2
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National Portrait Gallery Acquires Shepard Fairey's Portrait of President-elect Barack Obama
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"National Portrait Gallery Presents President and Mrs. Bush's Portraits
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"Portraiture Now: Feature Photography" Opens at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Nov.26
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Photograph of Michael Phelps by Ryan McGinley to be installed at the National Portrait Gallery
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The National Portrait Gallery Presents "Tokens of Affection and Regard: Photographic Jewelry and Its Makers"
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The National Portrait Gallery Presents "One Life: The Mask of Lincoln" in Celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Anniversary
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