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 â€œBallyhoo: Posters as Portraiture.â€ The talk runs from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Visitors meet the presenter in the museumâ€™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