Art | In Washington, crowds swarmed former President Barack Obama’s new portrait on Presidents Day weekend
by Emily Belz
Posted 2/20/18, 02:59 pm
A D.C. moment:
The new official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama found a home in the National Portrait Gallery just in time for Presidents Day. The normally quiet gallery—a Smithsonian building visitors often neglect because it’s not situated along the National Mall—was swamped with crowds over the weekend to see the additions to the collection.