Articles tagged: National Portrait Gallery


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An hour in the Life of a First Lady: The Portrait Gallery Presents Every Eye is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” -Eleanor Roosevelt As the longest serving First Lady of the United... Read more

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National Portrait Gallery’s Unseen Exhibit is Halfway There

50 years ago, the National Portrait Gallery opened its America’s Presidents exhibit, which has since become one of the Smithsonian’s landmark tourist destinations. As the Portrait Gallery celebrates its history,... Read more

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Historic Presidential Portraits Offer Comfort, Inspiration

By now, the stunning portraits of President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama are all over the internet. We’ve seen the President’s pensive gaze framed with striking green... Read more

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National Portrait Gallery Tells Story of America Through Reopened America’s Presidents Installation

With its reopening and new additions, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s America’s Presidents exhibition traces the legacy of the American presidency through 44 holders of the office. After closing for... Read more

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Duplicity as Identity Exhibits our Development

Photographs of a woman wearing a bear suit, black-and-white hands, and a maid floating in a swimming pool all collide in the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “Portraiture Now: Staging the... Read more