Docent leading gallery tour


Spotlight Talks

15-minute spotlight tours, focused on different works of art, are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon.


May 28 - Oct 25, 2015


Intersections @ 5 Contemporary Art Projects at the Phillips

The Phillips Collection celebrates five years of contemporary art projects that have aesthetically and conceptually engaged with the museum’s collection and architecture in different ways.

Jun 9, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016


Jill O'Bryan one billion breaths in a lifetime

New York-based artist Jill O’Bryan’s polished chrome sculpture is "a celebration of longevity and a life well lived."

Sep 12, 2015 - Apr 24, 2016

Special Exhibition

Postwar Germanic Expressions Gifts from Michael Werner

Selections from an extraordinary gift of painting, sculpture, and works on paper from gallerist Michael Werner showcases the museum’s commitment to building a carefully crafted collection. 

Also On View

March 14, 2014 - January 10, 2016


The Journals of Duncan Phillips

A selection of the museum founder’s extensive journals illuminate his dreams for the museum, passion for art, and relationships with emerging and established artists.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016


Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections

From the renowned collections of Rudolf Staechelin and Karl Im Obersteg, over 60 celebrated paintings created during the mid-19th and 20th centuries by 22 world-famous artists will be on view. This exhibition marks the first occasion for these collections to be exhibited together in the US.

Oct 8, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016


Question Bridge Black Males

Question Bridge: Black Males is a documentary-style video art installation that aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America.

Also Upcoming

October 24 - December 27, 2015


Art and Wellness Creative Aging

This exhibition features artwork by older adults from Iona's Wellness & Arts Center in collaboration with The Phillips Collection.