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In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney In Memoriam: Mickey Rooney
April 9, 2014 – TBA

See a portrait of award-winning actor Mickey Rooney.

Portrait Gallery
American Cool American Cool
February 7, 2014 – September 7, 2014

What do we mean when we say someone is "cool"? Find out in this exhibition.

Portrait Gallery
Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio Mr. Lincoln's Washington: A Civil War Portfolio
December 13, 2013 – January 25, 2015

Photographs, prints, drawings, and maps reveal how the Civil War affected life in the District of Columbia. 

Portrait Gallery
Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part I Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, Part I
November 8, 2013 – April 27, 2014

Photographic portraits by Yousuf Karsh (1908–2002) include those of Georgia O’Keeffe, Jonas Salk, Marian Anderson, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Arden, I. M. Pei,  Isamu Noguchi, and Eleanor Roosevelt. 

Portrait Gallery
Four Female Supreme Court Justices Four Female Supreme Court Justices
October 29, 2013 – October 2016 (TBA)

See Supreme Court justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan in this life-size portrait.

Portrait Gallery
Dancing the Dream Dancing the Dream
October 17, 2013 – July 13, 2014

Explore the relationship between the art of dance and the evolution of a modern American identity through images of performers, choreographers, and impresarios.

Portrait Gallery
One Life: Martin Luther King Jr. One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.
June 28, 2013 – June 1, 2014

Trace the trajectory of Martin Luther King Jr.’s career, from his rise to prominence as the leader of the national civil rights movement to his work as an anti-war activist and advocate for those living in poverty.

Portrait Gallery
Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography
June 14, 2013 – June 1, 2014

Learn about the lives and careers of Charles R. Meade and Henry W. M. Meade, who are recognized as leading members of the first generation of American studio photographers.

Portrait Gallery
Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals
March 30, 2012 – May 31, 2015

Studio portraits of Union military leaders from George McClellan and Ambrose Burnside to William Tecumseh Sherman and Ulysses Grant by photographer Mathew Brady are on view.

Portrait Gallery
The Struggle for Justice The Struggle for Justice
February 12, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition showcases major cultural and political figures who struggled to achieve civil rights for disenfranchised or marginalized groups.

Portrait Gallery
Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center Renovating a Landmark: From Patent Office to Reynolds Center
November 17, 2007 – Permanent

This small exhibition commemorates the opening of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard.

Portrait Gallery
America's Presidents America's Presidents
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition displays multiple images of the presidents of the United States, including Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne" portrait of George Washington.

Portrait Gallery
American Origins, 1600-1900 American Origins, 1600-1900
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

This exhibition starts from the days of contact between Native Americans and European explorers through the struggles of independence to the Gilded Age.

Portrait Gallery
Contemporary Americans Contemporary Americans
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

Four galleries showcase the major cultural, scientific, and political figures of the 20th century. 

Portrait Gallery
Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze Jo Davidson: Biographer in Bronze
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

On view are portraits made by renowned American sculptor Jo Davidson between 1908 and 1946.

Portrait Gallery
Lunder Conservation Center Lunder Conservation Center
July 1, 2006 – Permanent

The Lunder Conservation Center provides a unique opportunity to view conservators at work.

Portrait Gallery
Bravo! and Champions Bravo! and Champions
July 1, 2006 – Indefinitely

Two exhibitions feature particular themes in American life: sports and the performing arts.

Portrait Gallery
Outdoor Sculptures: Daguerre Memorial Outdoor Sculptures: Daguerre Memorial

The sculpture Daguerre Memorial by Jonathan Scott Hartley, honoring Louis Daguerre, one of the fathers of photography, is on view outside on the 7th Street side of the building.

Portrait Gallery

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