Events


Docent leading gallery tour

EVERY TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY 12PM

Spotlight Talks


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

Exhibitions


Julius Caesar by Man Ray

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Man Ray–Human Equations A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare


In the late 1940s, Man Ray created Shakespearean Equations, the culmination of years of work across media inspired by photographs of mathematical models. The artist's inquisitive spirit and mastery of transforming three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional imagery is revealed in this exploration of the intersections of art and science.
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Surface of Revolution with Constant Negative Curvature

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Hiroshi Sugimoto Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models


This is the first exhibition to contrast Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographs of 19th-century mathematical plaster models inspired by Man Ray with his own mathematical models crafted with computer-controlled, precision milling machines.

Georgia O'Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV, 1930

Sep 11, 2014 - May 31, 2015

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O'Keeffe and Friends Dialogues with Nature


Georgia O’Keeffe’s seminal Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV and No. VI, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, are featured alongside landscapes in The Phillips Collection by her compatriots, including Alvin Langdon Coburn, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and John Marin.

Bernardi Roig, Acetón, 2005

Oct 25, 2014 - Apr 5, 2015

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Intersections: Bernardi Roig NO/Escape


Roig's sculptural works, installed in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, address the existential dualities of entrapment and liberation, blinding and illumination.
 
Jacob Lawrence, Struggle … From the History of the American People

Jan 10 - Aug 9, 2015

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Jacob Lawrence Struggle...From the History of the American People


Produced between 1954 and 1956, Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series illustrates scenes from American history, chronicling events from the Revolutionary War through the great westward expansion of 1817.

Also On View


Duncan Phillips journal

March 14, 2014 - August 31, 2015

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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


Esther Bubley, General Service Department, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City

Jun 6 - Sep 13, 2015

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American Moments Photographs from The Phillips Collection


Featuring more than 100 photographs from the Phillips’s permanent collection, this exhibition explores how 20th-century photographers captured the immediate and the transitory, distilling key narratives into evocative images of the American experience.

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Paul Gauguin, Nafea faa ipoipo (When will you Marry?) (1892)

Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016

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Gauguin, Picasso, and Masterworks from Swiss Collections Staechelin / Im Obersteg


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.

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Intersections @ 5

May 28 - Oct 25, 2015

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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.