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National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

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


QUICK FACTS
Open hours
11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. daily
Phone
(202) 633-8300
DESCRIPTION

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.