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Jun 4 - Sep 11, 2016

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Exhibition

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. On the centennial of his death, this retrospective—the first in over three decades—explores the interrelationships in Chase’s work across subject and media.

Aug 4, 2016, 5–8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

By the Sea Phillips after 5


Come escape the DC heat with a night at the beach alongside William Merritt Chase’s seaside images. 

Aug 28, 2016, 2-5 pm

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Symposium

100 Years Later: New Perspectives on William Merritt Chase Symposium


In the centennial year of his death, leading American art scholars explore William Merritt Chase’s multifaceted artistic practice from a range of perspectives that shed light on his lasting contribution to the history of modern art. 

Sep 1, 2016, 5–8:30 PM

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Phillips after 5

Art and Play Phillips after 5


Enjoy playful activities inspired by the art of William Merritt Chase and Karel Appel, listen to music by Color Palette, and enjoy Dutch food and drink. In partnership with the Embassy of The Netherlands.

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Sep 15, 2016, 7 pm

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Discussion and Book Signing

Philip Trager Discussion and Book Signing


American photographer Philip Trager joins Director Dorothy Kosinski to discuss his recent publications. A book signing follows.

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Sep 29, 2016, 6:30 pm

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Lecture

Counter Cultures East and West Penck, Immendorf, Schoenbeck, and Contrasting Utopias on Opposite Sides of the Wall


Robert Storr, former Dean of the Yale University School of Art, presents a lecture about A. R. Penck's politics in relation to his painting, in association with the postwar Germanic expressionist gifts The Phillips Collection recently acquired from Michael Werner. 

Oct 8, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

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Exhibition

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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Oct 8, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

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Exhibition

Whitfield Lovell The Kin Series & Related Works


The work of internationally recognized American artist Whitfield Lovell powerfully examines “the markings that the past has made—and continues to make—on who we are.”

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