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Arthur Dove, Red Sun, 1935

Mar 1 - Aug 31, 2014

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Exhibition

Made in the USA American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850–1970


The most comprehensive presentation of the museum’s American art collection undertaken in nearly 40 years, Made in the USA showcases more than 200 masterpieces by over 120 artists whose new visual language made American art an international sensation.

Zarina Bhimji

Apr 24, 2014, 6:30 PM

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CONVERSATIONS WITH ARTISTS

Zarina Bhimji Conversations with Artists


Ugandan-born London-based multimedia artist Zarina Bhimji uses photography, film, and sound installations to explore topics like history and memory.

Bartosz Woroch

Apr 27, 2014, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Bartosz Woroch & Sam Armstrong violin and piano


29-year-old Polish violinist Bartosz Woroch makes his US debut with works by Poulenc, Elgar, and Karol Szymanowski. He is joined by British pianist Sam Armstrong.

New York, Lower Manhattan by Stefan Hirsch

May 1, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

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Phillips after 5

The Rise and Fall of Prohibition The American '20s


Party like its Prohibition during the American '20s with bootleg-inspired food, drink, and more.

Amit Peled

May 4, 2014, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Amit Peled, Eli Kalman & Peabody Students cello ensemble and piano


World renowned cellist and teacher Amit Peled bring students from his cello studio at the Peabody Institute to the phillips for a performance that includes and arrangement of David Popper's Reqiuem, accompanied by pianist Eli Kalman.

Joanna Kurkowicz

May 11, 2014, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Joanna Kurkowicz & Gloria Chien violin and piano


Concertmaster of the Boston Philharmonic and Berkshire Symphony, Joanna Kurkowicz enjoys and active career as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She is joined by pianist Gloria Chien in a program of works by Schnittke, Lutoslawski, Szymanowski, and Vytautas Barkauskas.

Tanya Bannister

May 18, 2014, 4 pm

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Tanya Bannister piano


Pianist Tanya Bannister performs a unique program featuring music by Händel, Beethoven‘s Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110, No. 31, and new works by composers Harold Meltzer and Sidney Corbett, which draw inspiration directly from this penultimate Beethoven sonata.

Staged reading at The Phillips Collection

May 21, 2014, 6:30 PM

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Creative Voices DC

From Page to Stage Creative Voices DC


This panel discussion on new play development in DC features leaders from the local theater community.

Georgia O'Keeffe's Ranchos Church, No. II

May 22, 2014, 4:30–6:30 pm

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Teacher Program

An Evening with Made in the USA Teacher Program


Spend an evening with American art at The Phillips Collection, celebrating the rich diversity and multiplicity of voices of Made in the USA.

Composer Vivian Fung

May 25, 2014, 4 pm

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Sunday Concerts

METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE AND THE PHILLIPS CAMERATA


The NYC-based Metropolis Ensemble, led by Grammy-nominated conductor Andrew Cyr, partner with The Phillips Camerata to perform the Washington premiere of Vivian Fung’s Harp Concerto with soloist and Camerata member Bridget Kibbey. Also on the program are works by American iconoclasts Steve Reich and Elliott Carter and talented young American composers Nathan Shields and Christopher Cerrone, featuring the acclaimed Quartet Senza Misura.

Arvo Pärt

May 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Leading European Composers Arvo Pärt


Renowned Estonian composer Arvo Pärt makes a rare trip to the US to take part in the Arvo Pärt Project which appears at The Phillips Collection in a program of the composer's chamber music performed by musicians from the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra.

Marjorie Phillips, Night Baseball, 1951

Jun 5, 2014, 5-8:30 PM

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Phillips after 5

Summer in the City The American '50s


Hear jazz and poetry of the '50s, sample classic American diner food, and participate in an art project.

Dr. Wanda Corn, Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University

Jun 12, 2014, 6:30 pm

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Duncan Phillips Lecture

The Luncheon Party that Rocked the Boat Duncan Phillips Spars with Gertrude Stein


In 1934, Phillips hosted a luncheon in Stein’s honor during which the two art collectors clashed over the value of American art. Dr. Wanda Corn decodes the Phillips-Stein altercation, rooting it in the larger Franco-American debate as to what constituted an authentic national art. 

Opera singer Catherine Martin responds to Matisse’s Studio Quai Saint-Michel

Jun 19, 2014, 6:30 pm

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Performance

Vocal Colors A Musical Exploration of Visual Art


Wolf Trap Opera Company returns with performers responding to Made in the USA, bridging musical genres from classical to pop and avant-garde. 

The Picnic Theatre Company

Jun 26, 2014, Reception 5:30 pm, Performance 6:30 pm

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Performance

The New York Idea Picnic Theatre Company


Washington professionals by day, the all-volunteer Picnic Theatre Company brings their brand of site-specific cocktail party theater to the Phillips’s historic Music Room for a performance of The New York Idea, a turn-of-the-century American social comedy of manners.

Winslow Homer's To the Rescue (1886)

Jun 29, 2014, 11 am

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Workshop

Made in the USA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon WikimediaDC


Just in time for our nation’s birthday, come leverage that most democratic of internet resources, Wikipedia, as we embark on a Made in the USA Wikipedia edit-a-thon.

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Allan Rohan Crite, Parade on Hammond Street, 1935

Jul 3, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

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Phillips after 5

Happy Birthday America Phillips after 5


Celebrate Independence Day with Made in the USA gallery talks and art activities.

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Isabel Bishop, Lunch Counter, c. 1940

Aug 7, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

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Phillips after 5

American Bounty Phillips after 5


Sample classic American cuisine through a moveable feast of food trucks.

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Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

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Exhibition

Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Painting, Poetry, Music


With more than 70 paintings and works on paper this exhibition demonstrates how the neo-impressionists employed stylization and a deliberate orchestration of color to create landscapes and figures that went far beyond observed nature.

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