After Obama Portraits Arrive Attendance Spikes 300 Percent at National Portrait Gallery

February 27, 2018 Lauren Victoria Burke

The line to take a photo of Obama’s portrait stretches out of the Portrait Gallery, into a stairwell, and out into the courtyard. Insane,” tweeted political reporter Igor Bobic on February 16. That was four days after two new portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled at the National Portrait gallery in downtown Washington,

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