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#1 US Reference App and Gizmodo App of The Week.
The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery is the only museum of its kind in the United States to combine American history, biography and art. It houses the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House. Now, for the first time on iPad, an unprecedented interactive journey through the National Portrait Gallery's iconic American Presidential collection.
- A unique guide to the highest office in the land through the eyes of the National Portrait Gallery
-From George Washington to Barack Obama, experience an interactive guide to our nation's Presidents
- Their accomplishments... their family life... their pets and personalities - Guiding you through landmarks in American history
- Get closer to the canvas with amazing Retina detail - Test your knowledge in The Games Room
- Video interviews provide a fascinating guide to the artists responsible for some of history's most iconic portraits
- Listen to FDR's legendary 'fireside chat' radio broadcasts
- Vote for your favorite Presidential portrait. Share your vote with friends on Facebook and discover the Nation's favorite portrait on the leaderboard. Your vote counts!
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