April 4, 2018 - April 17, 2018
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by displaying his likeness by Jack Lewis Hiller. The photograph will be on view beginning April 4 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the influential civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient’s assassination.
16 de junio de 2017 - 15 de abril de 2018Segundo piso
Marlene Dietrich brought androgyny to the silver screen through her roles in such movies as Morocco (1930) and Seven Sinners (1940).
Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image was organized in cooperation with Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin.
This exhibition has been made possible through the generous support of Tom L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia. Additional support received from the American Portrait Gala Endowment.
Image: Marlene Dietrich on the SS Europa, 1933, Cherbourg, France / Paul Cwojdzinski / 1933, Photograph / Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, Germany
Del 7 de abril de 2017 al 28 de enero de 2018Primer piso
The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now explores and assesses the human costs of ongoing wars through portraiture.
Image: Afghanistan, Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, 2007. Lieutenant Piosa / Tim Hetherington / 2007 (printed 2016), Pigmented inkjet print / Courtesy Tim Hetherington Trust
July 1, 2006 - November 5, 2017Segundo piso
Exhibición de catorce retratos en bronce y terracota, realizados por el reconocido escultor estadounidense Jo Davidson entre 1908 y 1946. Incluye representaciones de Gertrude Stein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, el artista John Marin y Lincoln Steffens.
Performing KNOW on October 28, 2017 at 4p.m.
Internationally-recognized performance artist Sandy Huckleberry is known for thoughtful, meditative performances that draw attention to the space in which they occur and the relationship between the audience and the performer.
Desde el 24 de marzo de 2017 hasta el 04 de septiembre de 2017Segundo piso
While the regular gallery space is being refurbished and updated, “America’s Presidents” will be temporarily installed in the west gallery on the second floor through Sept. 4.