Celebrate: Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday

August 24, 2018 – September 23, 2018

Leonard Bernstein, Carnegie Hall, New York City by Henri Cartier-Bresson, gelatin silver print, 1960. Promised gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser © Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, North Wing Floor Plan

August 25, 2018, marks the 100th birthday of the late American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist, Leonard Bernstein. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the anniversary by displaying a portrait of Bernstein—a promised gift to the museum.