Pondering Presidential Portraits on Election Day

Watch “Around the Mall” bloggers discover where the 43rd presidential portrait will go in the Hall of Presidents


After casting our votes on this historic election day, the ATM bloggers dashed over to the National Portrait Gallery to ponder the powerful question, what puts the pizzazz in a presidential portrait?

Senior historian Sid Hart met us at the entrance and led us on three-minute tour from George W to George W (who isn't there yet, but learn in the video above just where the 43rd president will go.)

Check in later this week for results from our own exit poll conducted in the Hall of Presidents.

About Beth Py-Lieberman
Beth Py-Lieberman

Beth Py-Lieberman is the museums editor, covering exhibitions, events and happenings at the Smithsonian Institution. She has been a member of the Smithsonian team for more than two decades.

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