February Calls for Presidential Family Fun Day, 1898 Poetry Night & More!

National Portrait Gallery

Join Us in the Galleries!

National Portrait Gallery

Sketch Break 
Select Thursdays, Feb. 1 & 15
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
G Street Lobby 
Free—Registration Encouraged.

National Portrait Gallery

Conversation Circles 
Select Fridays, Feb. 2 & 16
10 – noon
G Street lobby 
Free—No Registration Required.

 

National Portrait Gallery

Weekend Workshop: Origami Fest: Fun Family Folding 
Saturday, Feb. 3
Noon – 3 p.m.
Education Center, E151
Free—No Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Spanish-Language Walk-In Tour 
Sunday, Feb. 4 
2 – 3 p.m.   
G Street Lobby
Free—No Registration Required.

 

National Portrait Gallery

1898 Revisions Poetry Night 
Thursday, Feb. 8
5 – 7 p.m.
Kogod Courtyard 
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Writing Workshop Inspired by Composers & Musicians
Friday, Feb. 9
10 a.m. – noon 
G Street Lobby
Free—SOLD OUT

 

National Portrait Gallery

Trivia Night: Crazy in Love
Tuesday, Feb. 13
5 – 6:45 p.m. 
Kogod Courtyard
Free—Registration Encouraged.

National Portrait Gallery

The Sound She Saw: Film Screening with a Post-Talk
Thursday, Feb. 15
5:30 – 7:15 p.m. 
McEvoy Auditorium
Free—Registration Required.

 

National Portrait Gallery

Presidential Family Fun Day 
Saturday, Feb. 17
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Kogod Courtyard 
Free—Registration Encouraged.

National Portrait Gallery

In-Gallery Portrait Signs
Saturday, Feb. 24
Noon –1p.m.
G Street Lobby
Free—Registration Required.

 

Online Programs

National Portrait Gallery

Virtual Writing Hour 
Select Tuesdays, Feb. 6 & 20 
5 – 6 p.m. 
Online via Zoom
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Drawn to Figures 
Select Thursdays, Feb. 8 & 22 
11 a.m. – noon
Online via Zoom
Free—Registration Required.

 

National Portrait Gallery

Virtual Portrait Signs 
Thursday, Feb 8
5 – 6 p.m. 
Online via Zoom
Free—Registration Required.

National Portrait Gallery

Conversation Circles
Select Fridays, Feb. 9 & 23 
10 – 11 a.m. 
Online via Zoom
Free—No Registration Required.

 

Exhibitions

National Portrait Gallery

Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour—Frederick Douglass
On view through Nov. 26, 2026

Explore our current and upcoming exhibitions.

 

Let Us Come to You

National Portrait Gallery

PORTRAITS Podcast 
Season 5 of the museum's PORTRAITS podcast is now live! The fifth episode, “Me, Online," features National Portrait Gallery director Kim Sajet in conversation with artist Molly Soda.

National Portrait Gallery

Google Arts & Culture Exhibition 
Uncover the life and legacy of Pocahontas by comparing and contrasting two portraits from our collection in “Who is Pocahontas?” Enjoy other virtual exhibitions inspired by the National Portrait Gallery’s collection on Google Arts & Culture.

 

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