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.
The National Portrait Gallery is open to the public Wed - Sun, with timed-entry passes required for all visitors. On-site tours and events are currently suspended and all public programs will be online
Rhea L. Combs
Director of Curatorial Affairs
Director of Audience Engagement
Senior Curator, Photographs
Curator, Painting and Sculpture
Curator Painting and Sculpture and Latino Art and History
Kate Clarke Lemay,
Acting Senior Historian
Curator Prints and Drawings
Associate Curator, Photographs
Curator of Time-Based Media Art and Special Projects