Up Close: Portraits of Pittsburgh

Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh

In this live, virtual program for high school students, students will examine stories of the local people whose portraits form part of the National Portrait Gallery collection, using their portraits and interactive activities to investigate their contributions and impact. This program includes a virtual, interactive tour of the Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibit and an activity in which students will create a portrait of their own.

Students will also view works from the Master Visual Artists VII: Preserving the Legacy exhibit as part of this program. 

Grade Levels: 9 – 12
Cost: $75 for a 45-minute session

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