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Longtime museum director Martin Sullivan dies

Martin Sullivan, the former director of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, has died at his home in Piney Point, Md. He was 70.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 09:53pm EST

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Smithsonian has high-tech flag for President's Day

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 02:18pm EST

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1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 03:06pm EDT

Tags: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan

Portrait Gallery features faces of nation's poets

Friday - 10/12/2012, 11:39am EDT

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Portrait Gallery features Amelia Earhart's life

Friday - 06/29/2012, 11:01am EDT


Amelia Earhart exhibit honors history, legacy

Amelia Earhart may not have been the first female pilot, or even the best, but her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 affirmed her status as the most iconic figure in American aviation.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: Amelia Earhart, The Ninety Nines


Speed dating for art lovers

Art is for lovers. And now, new lovers and lovers of art can meet at the National Portrait Gallery's speed dating extravaganza.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 07:17pm EST

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Va. trail projects getting federal help

The National Park Service is helping local communities implement more than 200 natural resource and recreational projects, including some in Virginia.

Sunday - 01/15/2012, 11:05am EST

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