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Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze
May 22, 2015 – July 10, 2016

Celebrity faces are everywhere. This exhibition questions the separate roles of subject, artist and viewer in creating and experiencing the celebrity gaze.

Portrait Gallery
George Carlin George Carlin
March 27, 2015 – Indefinitely

Our “Recognize” wall seeks to commemorate Americans who have influenced politics, history, and culture. The public voted to honor comedian George Carlin for the Portrait Gallery’s most recent Recognize selection.

Portrait Gallery
Elaine de Kooning: Portraits Elaine de Kooning: Portraits
March 13, 2015 – January 10, 2016

Elaine de Kooning’s gestural portraits of friends and family were much admired during her lifetime, and included many well-known Americans

Portrait Gallery
Recent Acquisitions Recent Acquisitions
November 7, 2014 – November 11, 2015

New additions to the Portrait Gallery’s collection are installed in the hall leading from the G Street museum entrance.The pieces include paintings of Ted Turner, Maya Angelou, Marvin Hamlisch and William Dunlap, and photographs of B. B. King, Quincy Jones, and others.

Portrait Gallery
TIME Covers the 1960s TIME Covers the 1960s
September 26, 2014 – August 9, 2015

See how Time magazine covered the people, trends, and happenings that defined the 1960s.

Portrait Gallery
Four Female Supreme Court Justices Four Female Supreme Court Justices
October 29, 2013 – October 16, 2016

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

Portrait Gallery
Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals
March 30, 2012 – May 8, 2016

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

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