Exhibitions


Feb 6 - May 8, 2016

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Seeing Nature Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection


Featuring 39 masterpieces spanning five centuries, this exhibition draws from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection to explore the evolution of European and American landscape art.

Sep 12, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

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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. 

Oct 8, 2015 - Feb 28, 2016

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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.

Feb 4 - May 1, 2016

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Intersections: Helen Frederick Acts of Silence


Addressing the endangerment and degradation of the environment, distinguished DC artist Helen Frederick’s work aligns with the philosophical approach to nature found in the work of Morris Graves.

Also On View


March 14, 2014 - March 1, 2016

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Exhibition

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.

January 19 - March 13, 2016

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Voices In Conversation with The Migration Series


This exhibition presents artwork by emerging artists, students, and educators created during a series of workshops in Bosnia and Herzegovina focused on the power of collaboration and storytelling through art. 

Upcoming Exhibitions


Jun 4 - Sep 11, 2016

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William Merritt Chase A Modern Master


William Merritt Chase, a renowned figure in the international art circles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was a brilliant observer of contemporary life, an innovative painter, and an influential teacher. As the centennial of his death approaches, this retrospective—the first in over three decades—explores the interrelationships in Chase’s work across subject and media.

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Oct 8, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

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People on the Move Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series


The Phillips Collection and Museum of Modern Art reunite Jacob Lawrence’s masterwork The Migration Series, the seminal, 60‐panel work by one of the most celebrated African American artists of the 20th century.

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