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Face To Face in Washington D.C.

Face-to-Face Portrait Talks
F Street Lobby, Thursday’s 6p.m- 6:30 p.m.

Each week, a staff member of the National Portrait Gallery or a special guest speaker brings visitors face-to-face with a portrait by offering an insight into one person. Visitors meet the presenter in the F Street lobby and then walk to the appropriate gallery. In the February Face-to-Face talks, “Face the Music at the Portrait Gallery.”

The next Face-to-Face talk is this Thursday, February 5, when researcher Maya Foo speaks about the portrait of Bette Midler by Richard Amsel in the exhibition “Ballyhoo: Posters as Portraiture.” The talk runs from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Visitors meet the presenter in the museum’s F Street lobby and then walk to the appropriate gallery.

* Researcher Maya Foo speaks about the portrait of Bette Midler by Richard Amsel
Thursday, February 5, 6p.m – 6:30 p.m

* Executive assistant of the deputy director Lauren Johnson speaks about Maria Callas by Henry Koerner
Thursday, February 12, 6p.m – 6:30 p.m

* Historian Jim Barber speaks about Thelonious Monk by Boris Chaliapin in celebration of Black History Month
Thursday, February 19, 6p.m – 6:30 p.m

* Archivist and poet Reuben Jackson speaks about Ornette Coleman by Frederick J. Brown in celebration of Black History Month
Thursday, February 26 6p.m – 6:30 p.m

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2 thoughts on “Face To Face in Washington D.C.

  1. Holy crap – what luck! I will be in DC for the National Green Energy/Jobs convention until Thurs nite.
    Depending on my schedule, I will try to skip over and check this out 😉
    ~J

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