Use our art to tell your story at this week's Strike a Prose writing session. Register now: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Our America's Presidents galleries are currently getting a makeover! The carpet came up last week, and it will eventually be replaced by a custom pattern exclusive to the museum. We're also testing out new paint colors and window treatments for when the space reopens in September. Can't wait until September to see the presidents? Check out our temporary exhibition opening on Thursday: [ Ow.ly...
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This #RedGrooms portrait of #ChuckBerry will be on our In Memoriam Wall starting today. Come in to pay your respect.
Today, we're remembering the life and legacy of #ChuckBerry with this collage by #RedGrooms
We're putting the finishing touches on our America's Presidents temporary show! See it yourself on Thursday: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Rita Moreno is perhaps best known for her role as Anita in West Side Story, a role that made her the first Latina to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, an elite honor held by few in Hollywood : #Adál #WomensHistoryMonth
Love seeing our own Taína Caragol listed as an influential female art historian! [ Ow.ly Link ]
It’s #StPatricksDay! This pinch-proof portrait features politician Garret FitzGerald on a shamrock background : #WilsonMcLean
Celebrate the DCEFF with a screening of "Rachel Carson" tonight at 6:30 [ Ow.ly Link ] : #UnaHanbury
Every picture tells a story. Put yours in writing at our next Strike A Prose program: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Bill Viola's work may be on view in Florence, but you don't need a ticket to Italy to see it! Come to "Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait" to experience Viola's stunning video installations right here in DC.

Forward to the past: contemporary master Viola embraces Renaissance roots

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"In all of American sports there is no name more recognized than that of Babe Ruth." See "One Life: Babe Ruth": [ Npg.si.edu Link ]

The Immortal Babe Ruth | National Portrait Gallery

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Lorraine Hansberry, a playwright and activist, made her mark on theater with her Broadway play “A Raisin in the Sun,” which began its run #OTD in 1959. She was the first African American playwright to receive the New York Drama Critics Award. : #DavidAttie #womenshistorymonth
Angela Davis is just one of the many women featured in our Recent Acquisitions show. More on our blog: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Angela Davis: Activist and Scholar | National Portrait Gallery

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Less than an hour until Portraits After 5! Don't miss trivia, tours and tunes from DJ Cleveland Browne.
We're celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth TONIGHT with trivia, music, tours and more. Will we see you there? ow.ly/FP4D309KjwE
Nueva adquisición Celia Cruz “¡Yo soy de Cuba la voz, Guantanamera!” por Alexis Rodríguez-Duarte y Tico Torres #DíaInternacionaldelaMujer
It's #IWD2017! Hear our historian Kate Lemay talk about Maya Lin in honor of the occasion.
Portraits After 5 is this Thursday! Don't miss this lady-centric #WomensHistoryMonth party: [ Ow.ly Link ]
On the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision: who was Dred Scott? [ Ow.ly Link ]

Who Was Dred Scott? | National Portrait Gallery

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