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National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

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National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Eighth and F Streets, NW
Washington D.C. 20001
Venue Type: Museum

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united states



The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian\'s National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum,
The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

© Photo Courtesy of Timothy Hursley (November 2007)
> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
July 4th - May 31st, 2015 One Life: Grant and Lee: “It is well that war is so terrible. . .”
 
May 2nd - November 2nd American Portraits (Second Installation)
Yousuf Karsh
 
April 18th - January 11th, 2015 Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction
Romare Bearden, Elaine de Kooning, Beauford Delaney, Alex Katz, Alice Neel, Fairfield Porter, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jamie Wyeth
 
April 2nd - August 3rd Theodore Roosevelt and the East Africa Safari, 1909–10
 
February 7th - September 7th American Cool
Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Annie Leibovitz, Herman Leonard
 
December 13th, 2013 - January 25th, 2015 Mr. Lincoln’s Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
 
October 4th, 2013 - July 13th Dancing the Dream
 
March 30th, 2012 - May 31st, 2015 Mathew Brady’s Photographs of Union Generals
Mathew Brady
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.npg.si.edu
EMAIL:  
npgnews@si.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. daily
PHONE:  
(202) 633-8300
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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.


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