Portrait of Julie Packard by Hope Gangloff

Credit: Julie Packard by Hope Gangloff, acrylic on canvas, 2019. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Gift of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Board of Trustees. © Hope Gangloff. Photo by Mark Gulezian / Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

April 23, 2019 – February 24, 2020
National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC
1st Floor, North

On display is a newly commissioned painting of Julie Packard, a leading figure in science and ocean conservation and the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The vividly colored portrait, by New York City-based artist Hope Gangloff, is one of only a few ocean conservationists in the National Portrait Gallery’s ever-expanding collection and is the second woman figure in the field to be included.