“The Obama Portraits Tour” Opening Day Celebration
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(left) "Barack Obama" by Kehinde Wiley, 2018. Oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. © 2018 Kehinde Wiley. (right) "Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama" by Amy Sherald, 2018. Oil on linen, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the generous donors who made these commissions of the Obama portraits possible and proudly recognizes them at npg.si.edu/obamaportraitstour
Join us for the public opening day celebration of The Obama Portraits Tour exhibition with live musical performances by cellist and vocalist Mia Pixley and ensemble, dance performances by Kimberly Marie Olivier, and a portrait photography session with First Exposures alumni.
Free admission to The Obama Portraits Tour on June 18 and 19 is generously underwritten by Google. Tickets for the exhibition will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis and available onsite only, with a limit of four tickets per family. All activities on opening day are free.
The Obama Portraits Tour has been organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.
Support for the national tour has been generously provided by Bank of America.
Support for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s presentation has been generously provided by
The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
The Bernard Osher Foundation
Rebecca and Cal Henderson
Bank of America
Sabrina Buell and Yves Béhar
Brook Hartzell and Tad Freese
Komal Shah and Gaurav Garg
Yieldstreet x Athena Art Finance
Free admission to The Obama Portraits Tour on June 18 and 19 is generously underwritten by Google.