Editors' pick

National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian
National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution photo
(Lois Raimondo/TWP)
With portraits of athletes, authors and elder statesmen, the collection catalogues American art and history.
11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. daily
(Chinatown)
Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red, Green and Yellow lines), Metro Center (Red, Blue and Orange lines)
Free
202-633-1000
2/13

Presidential Family Fun Day

Celebrate the American presidents with games, music and hands-on activities.
2/28

Dana Tai Soon Burgess

A performance of the company's piece, "America's Cloud."
Through 3/13

Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs 1859-1872

The exhibit of photographs by Alexander Gardner includes Civil War battlefields, landscapes of the American west, Indians, portraits of President Lincoln and other famous figures.
Through 5/15

One Life: Dolores Huerta

The exhibit highlights Huerta's role in the California farmworkers movement of the 1960s and '70s.
Through 7/10

Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze

An exhibition of portraits of celebrities that questions the roles of the subjects, artists and viewers in creating and experiencing the celebrity gaze.