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
Through 11/11

Recent Acquisitions

A display of new additions to the Portrait Gallery.
Through 1/10/16

Elaine de Kooning: Portraits

A display of gestural portraits by Kooning that depict her friends and family.
Through 2/1/16

Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

The museum highlights its "Lansdowne" Washington portrait as it counts down the days until the painting is sent to the conservation lab.
2/28/16

Dana Tai Soon Burgess

A performance of the company's piece, "America's Cloud."
Through 5/15/16

One Life: Dolores Huerta

The exhibit highlights Huerta's role in the California farmworkers movement of the 1960s and '70s.
Through 7/10/16

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.