Join us for an artist talk with Jessica Todd Harper, whose work is featured in “Kinship.” Through her photography, Harper illuminates the beauty and worth of everyday moments. She will discuss how traditional Madonna and Child paintings have influenced her contemporary photographs, including “Self-Portrait with Marshall” (2008).

This artist talk with take place in the MacMillan Education Center, located on the museum first floor, F Street side. This event is free and registration is recommended. Seating is first come, first served.

The Portrait Gallery strives to provide programs that are accessible to all visitors. If you have questions about the accessibility of this program, or if you would like to request real-time captioning (CART), sign language interpretation, or any other accommodations, please contact Two weeks advance notice is appreciated for requesting accommodations.

P lease contact Katherine Pedrick ( with any questions about the program.

Image Credit: Self-Portrait with Marshall by Jessica Todd Harper, 2008. Inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist. © Jessica Todd Harper

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