We hope you enjoy this virtual tour for the Heinz History Center’s powerful exhibition, Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery, which appeared at the museum from July 1 through Dec. 11, 2020.

Featuring one of the largest loans of artwork ever shared by the Smithsonian’s prestigious National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., this virtual exhibition includes original paintings, photographs, sketches, and digital images that showcase more than 100 Americans with Western Pennsylvania connections. The exhibit also features rarely seen paintings and artifacts from the History Center’s collection.

The Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibit was sponsored by Quentin and Evelyn T. Cunningham Fund and the W. Paul Spencer Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation with support from BNY Mellon, PNC Bank, and UPMC. Additional Funding for exhibits and funding was provided by The Heinz Endowments and the Richard King Mellon Foundation and supported by the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD).

Download the Virtual Tour Guide (PDF) to enjoy alongside the virtual tour.