Celebrate Women's History Month with a Festival, Trivia & More

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Join Us in the Galleries!

National Portrait Gallery

Women's History Month Festival 
Saturday, March 9
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.  
Kogod Courtyard
Free—Registration Encouraged.

National Portrait Gallery

In Conversation: Opal Lee and Sedrick Huckaby  
Saturday, March 9
3:30 p.m.
McEvoy Auditorium
Free—Registration Encouraged.

 

Join Us in the Galleries!

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Conversation Circles 
Select Fridays, March 1, 15 & 29
10 – noon
G Street lobby 
Free—No Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Spanish Language Walk-In Tour 
Sunday, March 3
2 – 3 p.m.   
G Street Lobby
Free—No Registration Required.

 

National Portrait Gallery

Writing Workshop Inspired by Inventors and Innovators  
Wednesday, March 6
5 – 7 p.m. 
G Street Lobby 
Free—SOLD OUT.

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Sketch Break 
Thursday, March 7
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
In the Galleries 
Free—Registration Encouraged.

 

National Portrait Gallery

In-Gallery Portrait Signs
Saturday, March 16
Noon –1p.m. 
G Street Lobby
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Trivia Night: Women’s History Month 
Tuesday, March 26
5 – 6:45 p.m.   
Kogod Courtyard
Free—Registration Encouraged.

 

National Portrait Gallery

DC Environmental Film Festival
Saturday, March 30
12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. 
McEvoy Auditorium
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

DC Environmental Film Festival
Saturday, March 30
12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. 
McEvoy Auditorium
Free—Registration Required.

 

Online Programs

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Virtual Writing Hour 
Select Tuesdays, March 5 & 19
5 – 6 p.m. 
Online via Zoom
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Conversation Circles
Select Fridays, March 8 & 22
10 – 11 a.m. 
Online via Zoom
Free—No Registration Required.

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Drawn to Figures 
Thursday, March 14
11 a.m. – noon
Online via Zoom
Free—Registration Required.

 

Teen Programs

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Calling all teens! Contribute to your community through teen focus groups, delve into graphic novels with your peers and strengthen your English language skills with teen conversation circles. Explore our Teen Programs and more!

 

New Exhibition

National Portrait Gallery

Star Power: Photographs from Hollywood’s Golden Age by George Hurrell
On view through Jan. 5, 2025

Explore our current and upcoming exhibitions.

 

Call for Nominations

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The Director's Essay Prize at the National Portrait Gallery  
Deadline for nominations May 24, 2024

Founded in 2019, the Director’s Essay Prize celebrates leading research in the field of visual biography and American portraiture. The award includes a cash prize of $3,000 for the author of a published essay that explores and enriches the interdisciplinary nature of American art, biography, history and cultural identity. The recipient will present on their essay topic at the National Portrait Gallery during an award ceremony in fall 2024.

To qualify, scholarly essays of 8,000-12,000 words must have been published in print or online within the past three years. Scholars may self-nominate or nominate the work of their peers. Learn more about the Director's Essay Prize.

 

Let Us Come to You

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PORTRAITS Podcast 
Season 5 of the museum's PORTRAITS podcast is now live! The seventh episode, “Copyright vs. Copywrong," features National Portrait Gallery director Kim Sajet in conversation with former deputy general counsel for the Smithsonian, Lauryn Guttenplan.

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Google Arts & Culture Exhibition 
Learn about Girl Scouts Honorees and Alumnae in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection in “Do a Good Turn Daily." Enjoy other virtual exhibitions inspired by the National Portrait Gallery’s collection on Google Arts & Culture.

 

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