Is the National Portrait Gallery open Covid?
The National Portrait Gallery is closed until 2023 for our major re-development project Inspiring People.
How long is the National Portrait Gallery closed for?
The National Portrait Gallery will close as planned from the 29 June 2020 until spring 2023 while essential building works take place on the Gallery’s Inspiring People redevelopment project.
Is the National Portrait Gallery free to visit?
Admission is free, and the museum is open from 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The building also features the beautiful Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, a quiet place to work or relax with free Wi-Fi.
Can I bring water into National Portrait Gallery?
General Visiting Tips Bottled water is permitted and may be consumed in the Kogod Courtyard, but it muse remain sealed in the galleries. Please carry backpacks and purses in front of your body or at your side, not on your back where they can easily bump into artworks.
Is Kogod Courtyard open?
Kogod Courtyard | National Portrait Gallery. New Schedule: Beginning May 30, many Smithsonian museums will return to their normal operating hours, open seven days a week, including the National Portrait Gallery. We’re excited to welcome you!
What time is the National Portrait Gallery open during December?
The Gallery is open every day of the year except 24-26 December. It is open daily from 10:00 to 18:00 and open to 21:00 on Fridays. Opening times for the restaurant, cafe, Archive and Library and last admission to exhibitions can be found online.
How many portraits are in the National Portrait Gallery?
The Primary Collection of paintings, sculpture, miniatures, drawings, prints, photographs, silhouettes and mixed/new media works contains 12,696 portraits (as at June 2021) of the most famous people in British history from the 16th Century to the present day.
When did the National Gallery open?
1824The National Gallery / Founded