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Aug
22
Wed
Hill Center Galleries Juried Regional Exhibition @ Hill Center
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am

Join the Regional Juried Exhibition, featuring over 100 artists from DC, Virginia and Maryland. The show was juried by Annette Polan, Portrait Artist and Professor Emerita, Corcoran College of Art + Design, The George Washington University.

Wednesday, June 27 – Saturday, September 22

HOURS

M–Th: 8am – 8pm
F: 8am – 6pm
Sa: 9am – 5pm
Su: 10am – 5 pm

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space
Aug 22 @ 11:45 am – 11:45 am

Categories: Kids & Families
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Explore! space, first floor
Link: http://npg.si.edu/exhibition/explore-national-portrait-gallery

Story time in our Explore! space immerses you in tales of artists, presidents, inventors, athletes, and more! Before or after story time, enjoy our family space where you can play and learn about portraiture. 11:45am Tuesday-Friday. All ages welcome. No reservation required.

Highlights of the National Portrait Gallery
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Meet in the F Street lobby
Cost: Free: Walk–in

Look for our friendly docent who will give a Highlights tour of the National Portrait Gallery.  

NOTE:  Beginning on September 1, 2016, Highlights tours will occur at the following times:

  • Most Mondays – Fridays 12:00 Noon
  • Most Saturdays and Sundays 11:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Aug 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Aug 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Highlights of the Portrait Gallery
Aug 22 @ 2:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby
Cost: Free; walk-in

Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the gallery.

Beginning September 1st, Highlights tours of the National Portrait Gallery will occur as follows:

  • Most Mon.-Fri.: 12:00 Noon
  • Most Sat. and Sun.: 11:45 AM and 3:15 PM

    Note
    – Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur.

Afternoon Highlights: Free Tour
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

3:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Aug
23
Thu
Hill Center Galleries Juried Regional Exhibition @ Hill Center
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am

Join the Regional Juried Exhibition, featuring over 100 artists from DC, Virginia and Maryland. The show was juried by Annette Polan, Portrait Artist and Professor Emerita, Corcoran College of Art + Design, The George Washington University.

Wednesday, June 27 – Saturday, September 22

HOURS

M–Th: 8am – 8pm
F: 8am – 6pm
Sa: 9am – 5pm
Su: 10am – 5 pm

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space
Aug 23 @ 11:45 am – 11:45 am

Categories: Kids & Families
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Explore! space, first floor
Link: http://npg.si.edu/exhibition/explore-national-portrait-gallery

Story time in our Explore! space immerses you in tales of artists, presidents, inventors, athletes, and more! Before or after story time, enjoy our family space where you can play and learn about portraiture. 11:45am Tuesday-Friday. All ages welcome. No reservation required.

Highlights of the National Portrait Gallery
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Meet in the F Street lobby
Cost: Free: Walk–in

Look for our friendly docent who will give a Highlights tour of the National Portrait Gallery.  

NOTE:  Beginning on September 1, 2016, Highlights tours will occur at the following times:

  • Most Mondays – Fridays 12:00 Noon
  • Most Saturdays and Sundays 11:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Thursdays at Noon: Curator’s Choice
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: G Street Lobby

A Portrait Gallery curator leads an expert discussion on some of the Portrait Gallery’s most popular works. This month, join curator Robyn Asleson in a discussion of the Ulysses S. Grant portrait by Ole Peter Hansen Balling, 1865.

Hirshhorn Museum Highlights Tours
Aug 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Mid-day Art Break: Free Tour
Aug 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Look for our friendly guides who gives a tour of the highlights of the museum.

12:30 p.m. daily

Note: No tours on federal holidays.

Joint Tour of the Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Meets in the F Street Lobby
Cost: Free: Walk-in tour

Joint tour of the Highlights of the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum.

Tours occur weekly as follows starting in June 2018:

  • On the first Monday of each month
  • On the second Wednesday
  • On the third Thursday
  • On the last Friday of each month
Highlights of the Portrait Gallery
Aug 23 @ 2:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Categories: Gallery Talks & Tours
Venue: Portrait Gallery
Event Location: Meet in the F Street Lobby
Cost: Free; walk-in

Look for our friendly docent who will give a tour of the highlights of the gallery.

Beginning September 1st, Highlights tours of the National Portrait Gallery will occur as follows:

  • Most Mon.-Fri.: 12:00 Noon
  • Most Sat. and Sun.: 11:45 AM and 3:15 PM

    Note
    – Tours subject to docent availability; last-minute cancellations may occur.