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.
April 30, 2022 – February 26, 2023
The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition celebrates excellence in the art of portraiture.
March 25, 2022 - September 25, 2022
Join us for an inspirational evening, November 12, 2022.
On view: August 27, 2021 – May 30, 2022
The National Portrait Gallery presents the first large-scale retrospective of work by Hung Liu, the acclaimed Chinese-born American artist.
July 30, 2021 - January 16, 2023
National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001
Open to the public
11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Debuting May 17, 18 & 19 at 6 p.m.
The 4th season of our PORTRAITS podcast will begin May 17.
Tue, May 31, 2022 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Thu, June 9, 2022 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Multi-City Tour Extended to San Francisco and Boston Through October