Featured Events

Several events and programs continue to be held virtually. Please check each event listing for details. 

Masks are not required while visiting the National Portrait Gallery or the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Visitors may choose to wear a mask during their visit and are encouraged to do so when attending public programs.

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Wed May 4
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Lili‘uokalani Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online
Fri May 6
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM IN GALLERY | Strike a Prose: Time, Memory & History Workshops
Tue May 10
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Virtual Writing Hour with the National Portrait Gallery After Five, Webcasts & Online, Workshops
Wed May 11
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM IN GALLERY | Young Portrait Explorers: The Four Justices Kids & Families
Thu May 12
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Drawn to Figures LIVE Webcasts & Online, Workshops
Fri May 13
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM IN GALLERY | Strike a Prose: Time, Migration Stories Workshops
Tue May 17
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Art AfterWords: A Book Discussion Webcasts & Online, Workshops
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM El Muro by Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Performances
Wed May 18
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Yo-Yo Ma Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM El Muro by Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Performances
Thu May 19
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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM El Muro by Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Performances
Mon May 23
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Politics & Prose Live! Panel Discussion | Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Tue May 24
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Virtual Writing Hour with the National Portrait Gallery After Five, Webcasts & Online, Workshops
Thu May 26
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Drawn to Figures LIVE Webcasts & Online, Workshops
Tue May 31
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Women Do Dare: Celebrating the Legacy of Shirley Chisholm Celebrations, Webcasts & Online

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