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 5/31

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals

Photographer Mathew Brady's account of the ever-changing roster of Union generals during the Civil War.
6/12

Amazonia Vocal Ensemble

The Florida choral group performs Latin American music.
Through 8/9

Time Covers the 1960s

An exhibition featuring original cover art from the museum's Time magazine collection reveals the newsmakers, trends and happenings that defined the 1960s.
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.
7/3 - 5/15/16

One Life: Dolores Huerta

This exhibition highlights Huerta's significant role in the California farm workers movement of the 1960s and 70s, and is the first "One Life" exhibition devoted to a Latina.
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.