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Actividades en el Museo

En exhibición

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Programas seleccionados

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Conversation Circle
Fridays;  10 a.m.– noon
G Street Lobby
Practice English in small groups while learning more about American history through portraiture.

Open Studio Fridays
Fridays;  1–6 p.m.
Education Center
Work with a different art material each week or explore the museum with a Portrait Discovery Kit.

Portrait Discovery Kits
Saturdays & Sundays; 1-4 p.m.
Education Center
Pick up an activity kit that guides you through the museum with games and puzzles, and learn more about the people who have made American History.

Portrait Story Days
Saturdays & Sundays; 1-4 p.m.
Education Center
Listen to a story and create art inspired by someone in the Portrait Gallery's collection.
Sept. 2 & 3: John Kennedy
Sept. 9 & 10: Alexander Calder
Sept. 16 & 17: Dolores Huerta
Sept. 23 & 24: Jose Limon

Thursdays at Noon: Slow Looking
Thursday, Sept. 7
G Street Lobby
A Portrait Gallery educator compares and contrasts two portraits of Pocahontas.

Artist Talk: Jane Dickson
Sunday, Sept. 10; 3 p.m.
Twentieth Century Americans
Listen to artist Jane Dickson discuss her painting Fab 5 Freddy.

Young Portraits Explorers: Jose Limon
Mondays, Sept. 11 & 25; 10:30-11:30 a.m.
G Street Lobby
Explore the Portriat Gallery in a program that touches on art and history through storytelling. For toddlers up to age five and their adult companiions.  Register on EventBrite.

Thursdays at Noon: 3 in 30
Thursday, Sept. 14
G Street Lobby
Learn about captains of industry and robber barons in this 30-minute program.

Thursdays at Noon: Portrait InSight
Thursday, Sept. 21
G Street Lobby
Listen to vivid verbal descriptions in a program tailored to visitors who are blind or partially sighted.  Open to all.

Portrait InSight
Saturday, Sept. 23; noon
G Street Lobby
Listen to vivid verbal descriptions in a program tailored to visitors who are blind or partially sighted.  Open to all. By registration only at NPGAccess@si.edu.

The Atlantic Nineteenth-Century Writers Tour
Monday, Sept. 25-Friday, Sept.29; noon
Saturday, Sept. 30; 11:45 a.m.
F Street Lobby
John Portrait Gallery docents on a tour exploring important American writers from the nineteenth century.

The Atlantic Nineteenth-Century Writers Tour
Monday, Sept. 25-Friday, Sept.29; noon
Saturday, Sept. 30; 1:30 p.m.
F Street Lobby
John Portrait Gallery docents on a tour exploring important American writers from the nineteenth century.

Thursdays at Noon: Curator's Choice
Thursday, Sept. 28
G Street Lobby
Join historian Kate Lemay to discuss Irving Penn's portrait of Marlene Dietrich.

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day
Saturday, Sept. 30; 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Kogod Courtyard
Bring your families to a bilngual celebration of the Latino culture, traditions, and stories that have helped shape our country.