The call for entries for the 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition will begin on Monday, May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day), and will run through Monday, September 7, 2018. The first round of jurying will be done via online entry through an online submission site that is to be determined.

May 28, 2018, 9:00 a.m. MT  (Mountain Time)
Call for Entries begins.

September 7, 2018, midnight MT  (Mountain Time)
Deadline for submitting entries.

November 21, 2018
Semifinalists are notified.

March 1, 2019
Semifinalist work must be available for shipping to Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2019
Finalists are notified, and all other artists and/or owners are contacted regarding the return of their work.

October 26, 2019
The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today exhibition opens at the National Portrait Gallery and remains on view in Washington, D.C., through August 30, 2020.

October 2020–January 2022
Exhibition on national tour. Artworks will be returned to lenders after close of the final venue.