More than 70 autobiographical artworks are on view at the National Portrait Gallery in an exhibition called Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today. In the buff specimen above, artist Thomas Hart Benton depicts himself as something of a  – it must be said – stud-muffin. Also at the Smithsonian: an exhibition of exquisite Senegalese gold jewelry. While you’re in the area, check out the other Washington wonders from the Likewise guide to D.C. And for more great museum recs, let Bill Gates be your guide on Likewise!