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Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The National Portrait Gallery is grateful to the following lead donors for their support of the Obama portraits: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, Judith Kern and Kent Whealy, and Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia. © 2018 Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery)

Art and Empathy

Friday, October 22, 2021

7–9 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

This event is now at capacity.

Rest and reflect in community as Art and Empathy returns in person with an in-depth exploration of The Obama Portraits. Through close looking, conversation, and art-making, art therapist Sarah Pousty and museum educator Dalila Scruggs make space in the galleries for self-care and connection.

This program is free, but space is limited, and registration is required.

All visitors 12 and older must show proof of vaccination and a valid I.D. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status.