Robert Penn Warren was born #OTD in 1905. More from our blog archives: [ Ow.ly Link ] #NationalPoetryMonth
Robert Penn Warren was born OTD in 1905 More from our blog archives: NationalPoetryMonth

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Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry and personality were defined by the 1920s #NationalPoetryMonth : Unidentified artist
Edna St Vincent Millays poetry and personality were defined by the 1920s
The Washington Nationals are in NYC, but you can catch a baseball legend at NPG! Check out One Life: Babe Ruth: [ Ow.ly Link ] : #NatFein
The Washington Nationals are in NYC but you can catch a baseball
Learn English through discussions on art and biography at our weekly Conversation Circles: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Learn English through discussions on art and biography at our weekly Conversation
Celebrate #EarthDay by reading about the life and work of environmentalist Rachel Carson [ Ow.ly Link ]
Celebrate EarthDay by reading about the life and work of environmentalist Rachel Carson

Remembering Rachel Carson on Earth Day | National Portrait Gallery

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Bayard Taylor: Poet. Diplomat. Critic. Portrait Spotlight topic. Learn about his portrait tomorrow at noon: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Bayard Taylor Poet Diplomat Critic Portrait Spotlight topic Learn about his portrait
Thanks for checking out Face of Battle, DCist! Read more about the show.
Thanks for checking out Face of Battle DCist Read more about the show

National Portrait Gallery's New Exhibit Is An Arresting Portrayal Of Modern Soldiers

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We're thrilled to be hosting a family day with the Carlos Rosario School! Let us know if you can make it on April 30.
Were thrilled to be hosting a family day with the Carlos Rosario

Carlos Rosario School Family Day

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This summer, we're opening One Life: Sylvia Plath, a look at the poet's life and legacy. Get a preview here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
This summer were opening One Life Sylvia Plath a look at the

Sylvia Plath on War | National Portrait Gallery

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Learn more about Keith Haring at today and tomorrow's Portrait Story Days:
Learn more about Keith Haring at today and tomorrow's Portrait Story Days:
Our curator Taína Caragol remembers Miriam Colón a month after the legendary actress's death: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Our curator Taína Caragol remembers Miriam Colón a month after the legendary

Owning and Sharing the Stage: Miriam Colón | National Portrait Gallery

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Learn about John J. Pershing and WWI Remembrance with our historian Kate C. Lemay!
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It was "the bill of the century," and the House had 70 days of hearing and 9 of debate before passing it: [ Ow.ly Link ]
It was the bill of the century and the House had 70

“The Bill of the Century”: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 | National...

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"Over almost two decades, Valdez’s work has taken the form of seductively detailed, often larger-than-life oil on canvas paintings and pastel drawings populated mainly by male figures rendered in a realist manner. Frequently his art explores the idea of masculinity and the struggles that young men face in society, from the trappings of traditional gender roles to historic legacies of...
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Over almost two decades Valdezs work has taken the form of seductively

When War Hits Home | National Portrait Gallery

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"At six foot three and with a bass-baritone voice, Paul Robeson was a commanding presence whether on the football field, in the movies, or behind a podium." [ Ow.ly Link ]
At six foot three and with a bassbaritone voice Paul Robeson was

Enter Paul Robeson | National Portrait Gallery

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Our latest special exhibition #FaceofBattle opens today. Read more about one of the six artists featured in the show [ Ow.ly Link ]
Our latest special exhibition FaceofBattle opens today Read more about one of
In honor of #PoetryMonth, take a respite from work for #WednesdayWords courtesy of Helen Hunt Jackson : #CharlesConly
In honor of PoetryMonth take a respite from work for WednesdayWords courtesy
Spring has sprung at the Portrait Gallery, thanks to these beautiful tulips from Embassy of the Netherlands in the United States! Enjoy them in our Courtyard.
Spring has sprung at the Portrait Gallery thanks to these beautiful tulips
On the anniversary of the Marshall Plan becoming law, learn more about the arts during the Cold War with Kate C. Lemay [ Ow.ly Link ]
On the anniversary of the Marshall Plan becoming law learn more about
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Join the Portrait Gallery's Teen Museum Council for an exclusive, teens-only night at the museum for the third annual Paint Ball! There will be dancing, free food, games, a photo booth, arts and crafts, and loads more.

Bring your student ID to get in, and get ready to see the National Portrait Gallery like you’ve never seen before. You’ll have a ball!

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Join the Portrait Gallerys Teen Museum Council for an exclusive teensonly night

The Paint Ball

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