Portrait of a Nation Gala

November 12, 2022

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has just announced the honorees for the 2022 Portrait of a Nation Award, which recognizes contemporary icons across many fields in recognition of their transformative contributions to America […]

“A Tribute to Maya Lin” at the National Portrait Gallery

October 16, 2022

The company will debut a second new work titled “A Tribute to Maya Lin” Oct. 16, 23 and 30 in response to the museum’s exhibition, “One Life: Maya Lin,” dedicated […]

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Announces Select In-Person Programs as Virtual Workshops Continue August, September, October, November

September 19, 2022

Weekend Workshops Select Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 11, 17, 18 & 25 Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Select Saturdays and Sundays, […]

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month


The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 with virtual programs and an in-person festival highlighting Hispanic history, culture, traditions and stories. […]

Portrait of a Visionary: Maya Lin 

September 14, 2022

There aren’t many artists in the last 50 years who will have more impact on the world than Maya Lin. I’m not talking about the “art world” — that ill-defined […]

Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts


OPERA   The D.C. United stadium will become a square in Seville when Washington National Opera brings “Carmen” to Audi Field for this fall’s free Opera on the Field (Sept. 25). […]

Fall Arts Preview : Visual Arts  


Sargent and Spain   National Gallery of Art   Oct. 2, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023    John Singer Sargent’s decades-long captivation with Spain yielded a remarkable body of work. Over seven extended […]

Weekend Round Up, Sept. 8 – 11

September 8, 2022

Another weekend of excitement awaits! This time, the D.C. Bike Ride returns Saturday for a 20-mile ride. There’s also the AU Museum opening weekend and new exhibits with The Washington […]

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Announces Upcoming Exhibitions through Winter 2023 

July 8, 2022

Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Announces Upcoming Exhibitions through Winter 2023    I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker’s Portraits of Remarkable Black Women  Part I: July 8, 2022–Jan. 29, 2023 […]

“I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker’s Portraits of Remarkable Black Women”


   The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will present an exhibition of portraits by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Lanker. “I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker’s Portraits of Remarkable […]