NGA President’s Day

George Washington (Lansdowne Portrait) / Oil on canvas, 1796. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Enjoy a series of family programs on Presidents Day celebrating the founding fathers and the presidents who have led this country at the National Portrait Gallery (NGA). Activities will include live music, art activities, tours with historians and a special appearance by the Washington Nationals’ Running Presidents. Festivities take place Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard. National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets NW.