FLICC Orientation to Federal Libraries & Information Centers Series:
The National Portrait Gallery Library

December 14, 2011

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library (AAPG Library) serves two of the institution's museums and focuses on American art and biography. The largest of four art libraries at the Smithsonian, the AAPG Library contains over 180,000 volumes in addition to special collections, vertical files, artists books, and other material. In addition to museum staff, the library is used by researchers worldwide to study American art and portraiture.

Attendees will learn about the collections and resources available at the library, digital initiatives in process, and will also view selections from special collections held in the library.

Attendees will need to check in with security in the lobby of the Victor Building. Please bring a valid photo ID.


December 14, 2011


2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


National Portrait Gallery Library

The Victor Building

750 9th Street, NW

Washington, DC   20001


The library is located in the Victor Building at 750 9th Street, NW, just north of the actual National Portrait Gallery building.  Take the Red Line to the Gallery Place/Chinatown and follow the signs to the "Galleries" exit. Cross both 9th St. and G St. then head north towards H St. Enter the Victor Building at 750 9th Street and check in with security at the front desk. The library is located on the second floor.

FLICC Education Working Group


Call (202)707-4800.  TTY (202) 707-4995
Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

This event is free but registration is required. Tour is limited to 20.  Please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> to register.

Please call (202) 707-4813 to cancel and allow those on the waiting list to attend.