The nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House, this exhibition lies at the heart of the Portrait Gallery’s mission to tell the American story through the individuals who have shaped it.

“America’s Presidents” is newly refurbished with improved lighting and paint, new labels and wall texts, and the addition of interactive touch screens that allow people to explore the context of each presidency and access other visual material.  The new, entirely bilingual (English and Spanish) and accessible presentation includes extraordinary works of art, notably Gilbert Stuart’s “Lansdowne” portrait of President George Washington, which will be back on view after 18 months of careful conservation and analysis

Having designed a fresh exhibition layout for “America’s Presidents,” the Portrait Gallery has grouped the portraits into six historical chapters. Each of the first five sections is organized around a historical era and leads off with a presidential figure: Washington, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, while a sixth section examines the more recent history of the presidency. Updated content provides visitors with improved ways to understand historical events—both national and international—that coincided with the respective President’s time in office.

This exhibition has been made possible through the support of the Perlin Family Foundation, Philip and Elizabeth Ryan, The William T. Kemper Foundation, Jonathan and Nancy Lee Kemper, Alan and Lois Fern, Mr. and Mrs. Michael H. Podell, Mallory Walker and many other supporters. Additional funding was received from the American Portrait Gala Endowment.

If you visit the exhibition, download the free SMARTIFY mobile app for a self-guided audio tour of the America’s Presidents exhibition.

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Tours are available in English and Spanish.  See more about this application here: https://smartify.org 

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Explore the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection at your own pace with a personal guide in your hand. When something catches your eye, scan it with the Smartify app to discover its story

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Discover selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection alongside works from the National Portrait Gallery. With guest speakers including artists Kay Walkingstick, Alison Saar and Secretary Lonnie Bunch, deep dive into some of the most exciting works in our museum and discover new ways to experience them. Further immerse yourself in the collection with specially commissioned musical responses to the works. This is an intimate and personal look at world-class art.

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Did you know? Our building was the original US patent office. The third oldest building in DC! Far more than a simple civic space, the patent office was the heart of America’s early drive to inspire innovation. In this building thousands of miniature patent models were displayed for the public to learn from. Going on to host Lincoln’s 2nd inaugural ball, wounded soldiers during the civil war and poet Walt Whitman our building has a storied history. Featuring the voices of historian Charles Robertson, Smithsonian Choreographer in Residence Dana Tai Soon Burgess and the architect Annabelle Selldorf. Take this tour to uncover the secrets within our walls.

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Created specifically to complement the reopening of the modern and contemporary galleries on the third floor, this tour takes you to the heart of each artwork on display featuring the voices of the artists themselves. 

African American Artists

SAAM is home to one of the most significant collections of works by African American artists in the world. Spanning three centuries of creative expression, these works evoke themes that are both universal and specific to the African American experience. Many reflect questions of personal identity, as well as the tremendous social and political change that occurred from the early Republic to the present day, including the Civil War, the Harlem Renaissance, and the civil rights movement.  Hear from contemporary artists, curators, scholars, and changemakers as they share insights into these iconic works from SAAM’s collection

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Take your family through the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery's shared building and become art detectives on this new audio tour designed to enhance your visit. Through the four different activities at each of the stops, discover the hidden stories and meanings behind featured artworks from both museums’ collections and figure out the clue to lead you to the next stop on the trail. Recommended for families with elementary school-age children. 

To start your tour, pick up a map from the information desk in either the G or F Street lobbies and follow the trail.

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Hundreds of cultural institutions around the world—including the Smithsonian Institution ’s 19 museums, galleries, gardens and National Zoo—have closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to a growing array of digital offerings, museum lovers have plenty of options for experiencing world-class institutions from home. (See Smithsonian magazine’s roundups of museums you can remotely visit , collections available for perusal online and ways to virtually explore the Smithsonian for additional inspiration.)

The Smartify mobile app, popularly dubbed “ Shazam for the art world ,” is the latest luminary to join the growing wave of readily accessible, digital-first museum content.

Now through the end of 2020, reports Mark Brown for the Guardian , the app—home to a database of some two million artworks from more than 120 venues—has made all of its audio tours available free of charge. Selected exhibits that were unable to open due to museum and gallery closures (including the Watts Gallery Artists’ Village’s John Ruskin retrospective ) will launch on the app instead.

Launched in 2017 with a database of 30 museums, according to Smithsonian ’s Ben Panko, Smartify models itself on Shazam, a mobile app that identifies songs based on snippets of audio. To use the art world version of Shazam, users simply scan an artwork, bringing up a blurb detailing the piece’s name, artist and history.

Smartify also hosts visual and audio tours of such institutions as the British Library, the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Hermitage. Previously, some were paid, while others were free; now, all are available at no cost.

“Obviously we have seen a change in the way the app is used,” Anna Lowe, one of the company’s co-founders, tells the Guardian . “We started the app from a love of visiting museums and galleries and seeing and connecting with art.”

Smartify allows museum lovers to browse art from institutions in Europe, the United States, Iran, Egypt and Singapore, among other locales. Users can take hour-long audio tours of such venues as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth and the London National Portrait Gallery, or simply tune in for short snippets on specific works. Tours are led by curators, historians and artists themselves.

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Smartify collection features a digital gallery of more than 1,000 artworks, as well as a one-hour “visual description tour” of select presidential portraits. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, meanwhile, boasts an in-app digital collection of more than 650 works.

Other Smartify offerings include a guided tour of the National Gallery of Art; a descriptive walk through the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s sculpture park, as narrated by artist Juliana Capes; and an American Sign Language tour of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri.

The app’s new role as a virtual tour guide represents a shift from its original purpose of supplementing in-person museum visits. But the change still adheres to Smartify’s original mission.

“At times like this, really strange times, people look to art and music and culture for inspiration, solace … a sense of normal,” Lowe tells the Guardian , “Anything we can do to help that and help people access art and culture is important at a time like this.”

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The Portrait Gallery has developed audio descriptions of select portraits from our signature exhibition, “America’s Presidents.” Designed for people who are blind or have low vision, these descriptions use precise, evocative language to convey the visual appearance of art, and are equally valuable for sighted visitors seeking closer observation.

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A Portrait Artist Fit for a King (but Not a President)

Jonathan Yeo, about to unveil a major new painting of King Charles III, also counts Hollywood royalty (Nicole Kidman) and prime ministers (Tony Blair) as past subjects. But George W. Bush eluded him.

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By Mark Landler

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Few famous Britons, it seems, can resist the chance to be painted by Jonathan Yeo. David Attenborough, the 97-year-old broadcasting legend, is among those who have recently climbed the spiral stairs to his snug studio, hidden at the end of a lane in West London, to pose for Mr. Yeo, one of Britain’s most recognized portrait artists.

Yet when it came to painting his latest portrait, of King Charles III, the artist had to go to the subject.

Mr. Yeo rented a truck to transport his 7.5-by-5.5-foot canvas to the king’s London residence, Clarence House. There, he erected a platform so he could apply the final brushstrokes to the strikingly contemporary portrait, which depicts a uniformed Charles against an ethereal background.

The painting, which will be unveiled at Buckingham Palace in mid-May, is the first large-scale rendering of Charles since he became king. It will likely reconfirm Mr. Yeo’s status as the go-to portraitist of his generation for Britain’s great and good, as well as for actors, writers, businesspeople and celebrities from around the world. His privately commissioned works can fetch around $500,000 each.

Painting the king’s portrait also marks a return to normalcy for Mr. Yeo, 53, who suffered a near-fatal heart attack last year that he attributes to the lingering effects of cancer in his early 20s. The parallel with his subject is not lost on him: Charles, 75, announced in February that he had been diagnosed with cancer , just 18 months into his reign.

Mr. Yeo said he did not learn of the king’s illness until after he had completed the painting. If anything, his depiction is of a vigorous, commanding monarch. But it gave Mr. Yeo deeper empathy for a man he got to know over four sittings, beginning in June 2021, when Charles was still the Prince of Wales and continuing after the death of his mother , Queen Elizabeth II, and his coronation last May.

“You see physical changes in people, depending on how things are going,” Mr. Yeo said in his studio, where he had decorously turned the as-yet-unveiled painting away from the gaze of curious visitors. “Age and experience were suiting him,” he said. “His demeanor definitely changed after he became king.”

The portrait was commissioned by the Worshipful Company of Drapers, a medieval guild of wool and cloth merchants that is now a philanthropy. It will hang in Drapers’ Hall, the company’s baronial quarters in London’s financial district, which has a gallery of monarchs from King George III to Queen Victoria. Mr. Yeo’s Charles will add a contemporary jolt to that classical lineup.

“What Jonny has succeeded in doing is combining the elusive quality of majesty with an edginess,” said Philip Mould, a friend and art historian who has seen the painting and called it “something of a unicorn.”

Mr. Yeo is no stranger to depicting royals. He painted Charles’ wife, Queen Camilla, who he said was a delight, and his father, Prince Philip, who was less so. “He was a bit of a caged tiger,” Mr. Yeo recalled. “I can’t imagine he was easy as a father, but he was entertaining as a subject.”

Still, a sitting monarch was a first for Mr. Yeo, whose subjects have included prime ministers (Tony Blair and David Cameron), actors (Dennis Hopper and Nicole Kidman), artists (Damien Hirst), moguls (Rupert Murdoch) and activists (Malala Yousafzai).

Mr. Yeo said there was an element of “ futurology ” to his work. Some of his subjects have gone on to greater renown after he painted them; others have faded. A few, like Kevin Spacey, who was tried and acquitted on charges of sexual misconduct, have fallen into disrepute. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington returned Mr. Yeo’s Spacey portrait, made when the actor played a ruthless politician in the series “House of Cards.”

Gazing back over his A-list subjects, Mr. Yeo has developed a few rules of thumb about his art. Older faces are easier to capture than younger ones because they are more lived in. The best portraits capture visual characteristics that remain relevant even as the person ages. And the only bad subjects are boring ones.

“He didn’t want me to pose, he just wanted me to talk,” said Giancarlo Esposito, the American actor known for playing elegant villains in the crime classic “Breaking Bad” and the recent Guy Ritchie TV series, “The Gentlemen.” As an actor, Mr. Esposito said, he was skilled at projecting a persona, “but there was no way to fool him.”

“It was an opportunity to be Giancarlo, unmasked,” said Mr. Esposito, who said he last posed for a portrait as a child at a county fair.

A loose-limbed figure with a quick smile and stylish eyeglasses pushed far back on his forehead, Mr. Yeo learned his appreciation for the charms and foibles of public figures by being the son of one. His father, Tim Yeo, was a Conservative member of Parliament and minister under Prime Minister John Major, whose career was undone by professional and personal scandals .

At first, the elder Mr. Yeo had little patience for his son’s artistic dreams. “My dad definitely assumed I’d need to get a proper job,” he said, giving him no money when he took a year off after high school to try to make it as a painter. Mr. Yeo’s early efforts showed his lack of formal training, and “obviously, I didn’t sell any pictures.”

Then, in 1993, at the end of his second year at university in Kent, he was struck by Hodgkin’s disease. Mr. Yeo burrowed deeper into painting as a way of coping with the disease. He got a break when a friend of his father — Trevor Huddleston, an Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid activist — commissioned him for a portrait.

“He asked me mostly out of pity,” Mr. Yeo recalled. “But it turned out spectacularly, better than anyone expected.”

The commissions began to flow, and Mr. Yeo became sought-after for his revealing portraits of famous faces. In 2013, the National Portrait Gallery in London mounted a midcareer exhibition of his work.

“He brought the portrait back,” said Nick Jones, the founder of Soho House, a chain of private members’ clubs, which worked with Mr. Yeo to hang paintings by him and other artists on its walls. “Portraits were always such severe things,” Mr. Jones said. “He was able to add layers and bring out the personality of the people.”

It helps that Mr. Yeo is well-connected, prolific and entrepreneurial. He is cleareyed about the commercial side of his art. “No matter how you dress it up,” he said, “to some extent, you’re in the luxury goods business.”

Successful but creatively restless, Mr. Yeo began experimenting. When aides to President George W. Bush contacted him to do a portrait and later dropped the project, he decided to do it anyway, but as a collage of images cut out of pornographic magazines.

The Bush portrait went viral on the web, and Mr. Yeo created collages of other public figures, including Hugh Hefner and Silvio Berlusconi. It was provocative but time-consuming work — he bought stacks of skin magazines to assemble enough raw material — and his supply dried up when, he said, “the iPad killed the porn-magazine industry.”

Mr. Yeo also became drawn to the uses of technology in art. He worked on design projects at Apple. He painted the celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, via FaceTime during the pandemic. And he created an app that offers a virtual-reality tour of his studio, a well-appointed space in an old workshop that once turned out organs.

But on a Sunday night in March 2023, Mr. Yeo’s busy life came to a terrifying halt. He went into cardiac arrest — his heart stopping for more than two minutes. Mr. Yeo said he believes the crisis was linked to his cancer treatment decades earlier. While he did not see a bright light at the end of a tunnel, as others with near-death experiences have described, he recalled a palpable sensation of floating outside his body.

Mr. Yeo, who is married and has two daughters, clung to life. After recuperating, he found that his vocation as a painter — temporarily diverted by his detours into technology and other pursuits — had been rekindled. Soon, he was immersed in the portraits of Charles, Mr. Esposito and Mr. Attenborough.

“It definitely makes you feel, ‘Let’s not mess around anymore,’” Mr. Yeo said. “It’s like dodging a bullet.”

Mark Landler is the London bureau chief of The Times, covering the United Kingdom, as well as American foreign policy in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has been a journalist for more than three decades. More about Mark Landler

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    Download our free digital guide on Bloomberg Connects for audio tours, exclusive exhibition content and more. Please remember to bring your own headphones on your visit in order to use the audio content in the Gallery. ... National Portrait Gallery. St Martin's Place London, WC2H 0HE +44(0)20 7306 0055 Admission free. Donations welcome Open ...

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    This audio tour features portraits of significant figures in literature, politics, philosophy, and culture who have contributed to The Atlantic during its long history.Each portrait is accompanied by the voiced commentary of a contemporary Atlantic writer reflecting on the life and legacy of a historical influencer (such as Louisa May Alcott, Frederick Douglass, and Booker T. Washington) or a ...

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    Meet the portraits. Explore the famous faces and much-loved works on display through our Meet the portraits audio tour (running time 60 minutes). Available in: An audio-described version of the tour is available, both on the digital guide and via raised button players and a tactile map available at the Information Desk, Floor 0.

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    The app provides myriad ways to experience portraiture and includes an audio tour with rich visual descriptions of portraits featured in the museum's signature exhibition, "America's Presidents." ... National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW Washington, DC 20001. Hours. Open 7 days a week 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

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    The National Portrait Gallery is located on St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE. ... Find out more about group visits, audio tours and guided tours of the Gallery. Eat and drink. From coffees, cakes and brunches, to cocktails and fine dining with panoramic views, explore our range of delicious food and drink ...

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    Take your family through the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery's shared building and become art detectives on this new audio tour designed to enhance your visit. Through the four different activities at each of the stops, discover the hidden stories and meanings behind featured artworks from both museums ...

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    Enjoy ASL tours of exhibitions including One Life: Marian Anderson, Portraits of the World: Switzerland and The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today. Also find audio descriptions of presidential portraits, designed for people who are blind or have low vision, ... National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW Washington, DC 20001. Hours ...

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    Three Figures at the Entrance to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1895, Alexander Adam Inglis Creative Commons - CC by NC. Enjoy a descriptive audio tour of seven iconic portraits at the gallery. The tour, which has been developed specifically for people with sight loss, features detailed and evocative descriptions of artworks, including ...

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    Audio descriptions offer an understanding of what's being represented visually; creating equal access to arts and cultural experiences for people who are blind or have low vision. They can also be enjoyed by all visitors, offering a slow and close-looking experience for anyone interested in art. This project began in 2019 when our staff ...

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    Explore the National Gallery's collection, exhibitions, and Sculpture Garden with audio tours, stories, and more. Guided Tours. Join us for daily, one-hour guided tours. Tours are free and do not require registration. ... Free tours at the National Gallery of Art complement and enhance classroom learning. During interactive tours, your students ...

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    History Kazimir Malevich, Black Square (1915) The Archangel Michael (13th c.). Pavel Tretyakov started collecting art in the middle of 1850. The founding year of the Tretyakov Gallery is considered to be 1856, when Tretyakov purchased two paintings of Russian artists: Temptation by Nikolay Shilder and Skirmish with Finnish Smugglers by Vasily Khudyakov, although earlier, in 1854-1855, he had ...

  18. Audio-described tour, National Portrait Gallery

    For access support or other ways to book please email [email protected] or phone 02 6102 7070 prior to your visit. Join us as we explore the captivating world of Ralph Heimans: Portraiture. Power. Influence. with audio descriptions for visitors who are blind or have low vision.

  19. A Portrait Artist Fit for a King (but Not a President)

    In 2013, the National Portrait Gallery in London mounted a midcareer exhibition of his work. Image A selection of Mr. Yeo's portraits on display at the National Portrait Gallery in 2013.

  20. Welcome to the Gallery

    Download our digital guide to access the Meet the portraits audio tour and exclusive exhibition content. Eat and drink. From coffees, cakes and brunches, to cocktails and fine dining with panoramic views, there's something for everyone ... National Portrait Gallery. St Martin's Place London, WC2H 0HE +44(0)20 7306 0055 Admission free. Donations ...

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  22. National Portrait Gallery

    Download mp3. Winfield Scott 1786-1866 Mathew Brady Studio (active 1844-94) Salted-paper print, c. 1861


    The Third Street Gallery is an essential part of this building, as it brings art into the center of civic life in the City of Moscow. Third Street Gallery is located inside Moscow City Hall at 206 E. Third St. Moscow, ID. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

  24. Your visit

    Take a highlights tour through the Collection. 2 hours or more. Explore the whole Gallery from the Tudors to today! Make the most of everything the Gallery has to offer - visit an exhibition, enjoy a free Portrait of the Day talk. Dine in the restaurant, café or café bar. Browse the shop for something special.