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National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

RSVP for the Morning at the Museum at the National Portrait Gallery!

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: 8th and G Streets (enter at G Street) NW, Washington, DC 20001

Get your MATM Passport, learn about the Presidents, and create your own Portrait.

Should you have any questions or comments about the project or the procedures for the day, or to register for Morning at the Museum please email the Smithsonian Accessibility Program.

The below pre-visit material are designed for the National Portrait Gallery. The following downloadable information was developed to prepare your family for a fun and successful visit to the museum!

We hope you enjoy Morning at the Museum!

Tip Sheet

Tip Sheet »

The General Museum Tips includes tips on things to bring or be aware of to make your museum experience enjoyable for your family also included are sensory tips.

Pre-visit Stories

Pre-visit Stories »

These stories are designed to help prepare your child for situations he/she may encounter during their time in the museum. There are Stories that address what to expect at the museum, museum rules and routines, safety information, exhibit specific information, and more.

Postal Pilates

Seek and Find

Can you find the hidden objects in the Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington? Lansdowne Portrait »

Picture of hidden objects (for younger children) »

Written list of hidden objects (for older children »

Maps »

A map of the open galleries in the Museum, restrooms, location of Arts and Craft activities and the "Take a Break" space.

Stamping Station Checklist

Stamping Station Checklist »

This checklist is provided to ensure that your child knows where to collect the National Portrait Gallery stamps for their Morning at the Museum Passport. If you do not have a Morning at the Museum Passport Book, make sure to get yours at the registration table.

Aurasma App

Aurasma App

Aurasma is an augmented reality app that can be used with Smartphone or a tablet. There are 12 portraits that can trigger the Aurasma information.

 Aurasma downloading and operating instructions »

List of Portraits that will trigger the app »