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The Obama Portraits Tour Teacher Resource

From the moment of their unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in February 2018, the museum’s official portraits of President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama have become iconic.In the below links and videos, learn more about Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald’s portraits, as well as the incredible impact they have had on the public. Use these resources in preparation of a visit to the High Museum.Barack Obama Teacher Resourcehttps://npg.si.edu/learn/classroom-resource/barack-obamaMichelle Obama Teacher Resourcehttps://npg.si.edu/learn/classroom-resource/michelle-obama

Power of Portraiture presentation (PDF)