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National Portrait Gallery

Through the visual arts, performing arts and new media, the National Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.


Kogod Courtyard

  • Enclosed Courtyard

  • Glass Canopy

  • Greek Revival Architecture


The Portico

  • Outdoor Space

  • Overlooking the National Archives

  • Perfect for intimate cocktail receptions

  • Seated Dinner 40

  • Reception 50


The Great Hall

  • Late Nineteenth Century Architectural Highlights

  • Soaring Vaulted Ceilings

  • Encaustice Tille Floor

  • Curving Double Staircase

  • Seated Dinner 300

  • Reception 366


The Luce Foundation Center

  • Three levels 

  • Elaborate columns

  • Floor to ceiling glass cases

  • Seated dinner 300

  • Reception 500

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