Roger Shimomura looks at Asian American experiences and “difference.” Learn more at Portrait Story Days [ Ow.ly Link ] #APAHM
Roger Shimomura looks at Asian American experiences and difference Learn more at
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Check out our exhibitions featured as 10 & 11 on Washingtonian's list of 17 Things to Do Around DC this June: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Check out our exhibitions featured as 10 11 on Washingtonians list of

17 Things to Do Around DC This June | Washingtonian

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"The allure of the Kennedy personality endures because he embodies, through the way he lived and then through his tragic death, the promise of a future in which nothing will ever grow old."

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth, former Portrait Gallery Historian David C. Ward looks back on his life. [ Ow.ly Link ] #JFK100
The allure of the Kennedy personality endures because he embodies through the

Forever Young: The Existential Style of Jack Kennedy

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Today is the anniversary of poet Langton Hughes' death. Here's why he's still known today as a "poet for the unchampioned": [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today is the anniversary of poet Langton Hughes death Heres why hes

Why Langston Hughes Still Reigns as a Poet for the Unchampioned

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Learn more about #MayaLin at today's Portrait Story Day! You're never too young to learn about art [ Ow.ly Link ] #APAHM #Katakis
Learn more about MayaLin at todays Portrait Story Day Youre never too
It's your last weekend to see #OLBabeRuth! Learn about the baseball legend through photos and memorabilia: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Its your last weekend to see OLBabeRuth Learn about the baseball legend
We'll take "D.C.-based portrait museum for $1,000."

That's right...the Portrait Gallery is going to be a CATEGORY on Jeopardy! tonight! Check your local listings for times and channels.
We'll take "DCbased portrait museum for 1000"
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Today is #MuseumDay! Celebrate by coming to a gallery talk on Arthur Ashe at noon: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today is MuseumDay Celebrate by coming to a gallery talk on Arthur Ashe at noon:
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Did you know that May is Mental Health Month? Today we're celebrating the work of teacher, humanitarian and reformer Dorothea Dix. At a time when such individuals were more often imprisoned and abused than cared for and treated, Dix became a tireless advocate for their welfare. Personally investigating the "cages, cellars, stalls, [and] pens" where sufferers were confined, she reported her...
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On May 15, 1869, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association. A departure from American Equal Rights Association, the group opposed the 15th amendment unless it included a vote for women. The NWSA was open to both women and men, and was the precursor to the American Woman Suffrage Association. : #NapoleonSarony
On May 15 1869 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony founded
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Happy Mothers' Day! Thanks to all the moms out there that keep us walking the line : #JacquesLowes
Happy Mothers Day Thanks to all the moms out there that keep
Happy birthday to Georges Braque, 20th century print maker, painter and sculptor. Here's his 1931 portrait of Albert Eugene Gallatin.
Happy birthday to Georges Braque 20th century print maker painter and sculptor
Are you ready for your close up, Mr. Lincoln? Abraham Lincoln's life masks were scanned last week as part of our 3D digitization program. Scans can be printed as teaching aids in schools across the nation and used to create touchable models for museum galleries.
Are you ready for your close up Mr Lincoln Abraham Lincolns life
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Learn English through history and biography at our Conversation Circles program tomorrow: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Learn English through history and biography at our Conversation Circles program tomorrow:
"See" our collection through verbal description at tomorrow's Portrait InSight tour: [ Ow.ly Link ]
"See" our collection through verbal description at tomorrow's Portrait InSight tour:
Our #FaceofBattle show give a human face to the modern soldier. Read more about featured artist Vincent Valdez: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Our FaceofBattle show give a human face to the modern soldier Read

When War Hits Home | National Portrait Gallery

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Baseball legend Babe Ruth hit his first home run 102 years ago today. More on our blog: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Baseball legend Babe Ruth hit his first home run 102 years ago today More on our blog:

Babe Ruth’s First of 714 Homeruns | National Portrait Gallery

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Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is the latest performance artist for our IDENTIFY series. Read about Saturday's piece: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Wanda RaimundiOrtiz is the latest performance artist for our IDENTIFY series Read

IDENTIFY: Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz | National Portrait Gallery

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Don't miss our Teen Museum Council's #JFK100 themed Portrait Pop Up tonight:
Don't miss our Teen Museum Council's JFK100 themed Portrait Pop Up tonight: