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Recognize: Roberto Clemente Recognize: Roberto Clemente
August 25, 2015 – November 1, 2015

In the middle of the U.S. baseball season, three All-Stars met in an entirely different competition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery as part of the museum’s “Recognize” series. The museum’s historians and curators selected three players’ portraits for the public to choose from: Roberto Clemente, Babe Ruth or Sandy Koufax. Thousands of votes were cast on Smithsonianmag.com, and Charles “Teenie” Harris’ photograph of Clemente received the most votes.

Portrait Gallery
One Life: Dolores Huerta One Life: Dolores Huerta
July 3, 2015 – May 15, 2016

One Life: Dolores Huerta highlights the significant role of this Latina leader in the California farm workers movement of the 1960s and 70s. It illuminates Huerta as the co-founder, with Cesar Chavez, of the United Farm Workers (UFW), and highlights her position as the union’s lobbyist and contract negotiator.

Portrait Gallery
From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits From Token to Ornament: Indian Peace Medals and the McKenney-Hall Portraits
June 19, 2015 – June 5, 2016

Beginning with George Washington’s administration, presidential portrait medals were created to promote peace and friendship between Euro-Americans and Native Americans. This exhibition features 21 objects, including photographs, prints, and peace medals.

Portrait Gallery
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
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
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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