Feb
12

In good company: Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled

In good company: Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery today unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. The portraits were unveiled in a private ceremony as part of the Portrait Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebrations and will be on public display  beginning Feb. 13 in the renovated “America’s Presidents” gallery Continue reading In good company: Official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled

Jan
29

A few of my favorite things: Darren Milligan

A few of my favorite things: Darren Milligan

Smithsonian staff work countless hours in the halls of our museums and research centers, in the field, at the Zoo, in our gardens and facilities. We are privileged to spend time with some of the nation’s most cherished treasures as we go about our duties. Sometimes, these unique experiences find a special place in our own personal stories. Amy Kehs introduces Darren Milligan and a few of his favorite things.

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