The portrait, by Amy Shepard, was unveiled Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C. A portrait of former President Barack Obama, by Kehinde Wiley, was also unveiled.
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Michelle Obama's portrait has struck a chord with many museum visitors, including 2-year-old Parker Curry. The toddler had a dance party with the former first lady when a photo of her gazing up at the portrait went viral.
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According to USA Today, the portraits have increased the number of visitors to the gallery.
More than 176,000 visitors came to the museum in February, the biggest month for the Smithsonian in three years.