Featured Events

All events and programs are held virtually unless otherwise noted due to COVID-19. Please check each event listing for more details. 

For more information on the Portrait Gallery’s remote programs and exhibitions, explore the website's “Visit at Home” section.

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Tue Oct 5
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Toward an African Methodist Episcopal Aesthetic Idyll: Art and Images at Wilberforce University, 1863–1914 Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Wed Oct 6
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Dolores Huerta and César Chávez Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online
Thu Oct 7
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Drawn to Figures LIVE: Drawing a Titled Head Webcasts & Online, Workshops
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Howardena Pindell: On the Performance of Autobiography Webcasts & Online
Wed Oct 13
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Young Portrait Explorers: Carmen Herrera Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online
11:00 AM Introducing... Carmen Herrera Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online
Thu Oct 14
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Drawn to Figures LIVE: Drawing the Features in Proportion Webcasts & Online, Workshops
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM In Dialogue: Smithsonian Objects and Social Justice Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Fri Oct 15
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM A Speak Easy Evening| Historically Speaking: Constructing Community After Five, Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Wed Oct 20
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wind Down Wednesday: Bidi Bidi Bom Bom After Five, Webcasts & Online
Wed Oct 27
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11:00 AM Introducing... Isabel Toledo Kids & Families, Webcasts & Online

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