National Portrait Gallery will Resume Regular Hours
The National Portrait Gallery will reopen today and resume normal hours. 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Dancing the Dream
This exhibition, which explores the expression of American identity through dance, will open with the museum tomorrow. Learn more about dancers from Fred Astaire to Beyoncé in this dynamic exhibition.
Related Events in October:
(View the full calendar of events here)
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Artist-in-Residence Open Rehearsals |Saturday, October 19 and 26, and November 2, 11:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
The Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company will rehearse an original choreographed work in one of the exhibition's galleries.
Portrait Story Days
Martha Graham: Sunday, October 20, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Juliette Gordon Low: Sunday, October 27, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Dancing the Dream Family Day: Art on 8th NW | Sunday, October 26, 11:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun-filled family day that includes a tour of the exhibition "Dancing the Dream" with curator Amy Henderson.
Reel Portraits: West Side Story | Saturday, October 26, 4:00 p.m. Dwight Blocker Bowers, curator of culture and the arts at the National Museum of American History, will introduce the film.
Reel Portraits: Busby Berkeley | Sunday, October 27, Footlight Parade, 1:00 p.m.; Gold Diggers of 1933, 3:30 p.m. Biographer Jeffrey Spivak hosts a double-feature of films choreographed by the great Busby Berkeley. Spivak will sign copies of his biography Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley.