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Ticketed Events

The Laib Wax Room

Sep 4, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

Phillips after 5

September Slow Down Phillips after 5

Celebrate the art of slowing down. 

Curator Lance Fung

Sep 6, 2014, 6 PM

Creative Voices DC

5x5 Project: Nonuments Creative Voices DC

Join the Center for the Study of Modern Art and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for a panel discussion of Nonuments, a 5x5 Project curated by Lance Fung, including participating artists and moderated by Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Vesela Sretenović.

Die by Faith Ringgold

Sep 11, 2014, 6:30 PM


Anne Monahan Postdoctoral Fellow Lecture

Anne Monahan, 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Modern Art and the George Washington University, discusses Faith Ringgold’s Die.

Paul Signac, Place des Lices, 1893

Sep 25, 2014, 6:30 pm

Gallery Talk

Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Curator's Perspective

Exhibition curator Cornelia Homburg explores the creative exchange between Neo-Impressionist painters and Symbolist writers and composers in the late 1880s and early 1890s. 

Place de Lices, Saint Tropez, Opus 242 by Paul Signac

Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015


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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The Lure of the Forest, Emilie Brzezinski

Oct 1, 2014, 6:30 pm

Creative Voices DC

Emilie Brzezinski 30 Years of Sculpture

Join the Phillips for a panel discussion about American sculptor Emilie Brzezinski, who has been creating monumental wood sculptures since the 1970s.

Georges Seurat's "Seascape at Port-en-Bessin, Normandy" (1888)

Oct 2, 2014, 5–8:30 PM

Phillips after 5

What's the Pointe? Phillips after 5

Inspired by Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities, connect the dots at this Phillips after 5. 

Peter Hutton's "Three Landscapes" (2013)

Oct 16, 2014, 6:30 pm

conversations with artists

Conversations with Artists Peter Hutton

Join the Phillips for a conversation with Peter Hutton, whose cinematic portraits of cities and landscapes evoke early films and traditions of painting and still photography. 

Theo van Rysselberghe, Canal in Flanders (Gloomy Weather), 1894

Oct 23, 2014, 6:30 pm

Guided Gallery Meditation

Slow Moving and Mindful Viewing Guided Gallery Meditation

Yoga instructor and yoga therapist Elizabeth Kanter debuts a series of contemplative in-gallery experiences to encourage slow looking, mindful art viewing, and personal connections to Phillips artworks. 

Dinh Q. Lê

Oct 30, 2014, 6:30 pm

Conversations with Artists

Conversations with Artists Dinh Q. Lê 

Join the Phillips in conversation with conceptual artist Dinh Q. Lê, who uses documentary video, animation, and photography to explore the history and people of his native Vietnam, usually set against impressions and representations from the United States.

Julius Caesar by Man Ray

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015


Man Ray Human Equations

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.
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