From P. T. Barnum to Madonna, the National Portrait Gallery is home to top-notch entertainers of every genre. This month, we will be featuring the cream of the crop at the National Portrait Gallery’s collections-inspired trivia game, Pop Quiz. Join us on August 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kogod Courtyard for a night of fun.
This month’s quiz puts your pop-culture history knowledge to the test with trivia inspired by the singers, dancers, actors, and stars found in the museum's collection. The team with the highest score receives a prize.
The Courtyard Café will be open, and snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Here is a sneak peek at the ten-point bonus question for this month’s Pop Quiz trivia:
Left destitute by an alcoholic father and a mentally ill mother, Charlie Chaplin spent much of his childhood in workhouses and pauper schools before becoming one of the world’s greatest silent film actors.
Chaplin found his fame in Hollywood but was born in what European city?