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 […]

National Portrait Gallery Presents Two Exhibitions of Early American Photography on View in July

July 1, 2022

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announces two exhibitions of early American photography to premiere July 1 alongside the reinstallation of “Out of Many: Portraits from 1600 to 1900” in the […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 30, 2022

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

The National Museum of the American Indian Summer Events

June 28, 2022

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is now open every day. Look for the QR codes and enjoy a free tour with new bilingual (English-Spanish) audio guides, which can […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Returns to National Mall (photos)

June 26, 2022

The popular Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week returned live to the National Mall in Washington D.C. after a two year hiatus. Established in 1967, the gathering on the National Mall […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 23, 2022

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]