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Ticketed Events


Feb 3 - May 6, 2018

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Exhibition

Ten Americans After Paul Klee


The exhibition explores the role of Swiss-born artist Paul Klee in mid-20th century American art, shedding new light on important figures in American Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painting who adapted aspects of Klee’s art and ideology into their own development. 

Feb 18, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Miriam Fried & Jonathan Biss Violin and Piano


Miriam Fried and Jonathan Biss will make their Phillips debut with works by Brahms, Beethoven, and Bartók.

Feb 22, 2018, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Lyle Ashton Harris Conversations with Artists


For more than two decades, Lyle Ashton Harris has cultivated a diverse artistic practice ranging from photographic media, collage, installation, and performance. 

Feb 25, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Smetana Trio Piano trio


The Smetana Trio will make their DC debut with works by Zemlinsky, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn.

Mar 1, 2018, 5-8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

I Saw the Sign Phillips after 5


Paul Klee inspired many American artists through his use of innovative symbols and signs. Enjoy activities inspired by symbols and signs at this Phillips after 5!

Mar 4, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Dublin Guitar Quartet Guitar Quartet


The Dublin Guitar Quartet will make their Phillips Music return with works by Phillip Glass, Rachel Grimes, Marc Mellits, and Bryce Dessner among others.

Mar 8, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Performance

Direct Current: Jason Moran Performance


Pianist Jason Moran (Kennedy Center Artistic Director of Jazz and MacArthur Fellow) will improvise with a fresh and personal perspective to work from Ten Americans: After Paul Klee

Mar 9, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Performance

Direct Current: Myra Melford Performance


American avant-garde jazz pianist and composer Myra Melford will improvise with a fresh and personal perspective to work from Ten Americans: After Paul Klee.

Mar 11, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

David Finckel & Wu Han Cello and Piano


David Finckel and Wu Han will make their Phillips Music debut with works by J.S. Bach, Bruce Adolphe, Felix Mendelssohn, and Edvard Grieg.

Mar 15, 2018, 6 PM

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LEADING INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS

Leading International Composer: Fazıl Say, Turkey with University of Maryland School of Music Faculty and Students


In partnership with the University of Maryland, Phillips Music will celebrate the music of pianist and Leading International Composer, Fazıl Say.

Mar 18, 2018, 10 am-Noon

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Member Morning

Ten Americans: After Paul Klee Member Morning


Enjoy members-only access to the exhibition and special tours.

Mar 18, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Fazıl Say Piano


Fazıl Say will make his Phillips debut with works by Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, and his own piano sonata, Gezi Park 2.

 

Mar 22, 2018, 6:30 pm

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Poetry Reading and Book Signing

Sherwin Bitsui and Paisley Rekdal Poetry Reading and Book Signing


Join The Phillips Collection and Folger Shakespeare Library as Sherwin Bitsui and Paisley Rekdal read their poetry in response to Ten Americans: After Paul Klee. 

Mar 29, 2018, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Amy Sherald Conversations with Artists


Through her portraits, Amy Sherald explores the ways people construct and perform their identities in response to political, social, and cultural expectations. 

Apr 1, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Busch Trio Piano trio


The Busch Trio will make their DC debut with works by Schubert and Dvořák. 

Apr 5, 2018, 5-8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Artist Phillips after 5


Celebrate nature and the outdoors with the Phillips and the National Cherry Blossom Festival! 

Apr 8, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

István Várdai Solo Cello


István Várdai will make his Phillips solo debut with works by Ligeti, J.S. Bach, and Kodály.

Apr 15, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Schumann Quartett String Quartet


The Schumann Quartett will make their return to the Phillips with works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky.

Apr 22, 2018, 2-5:15 pm

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Symposium

Ten Americans: After Paul Klee Symposium


Curator Elsa Smithgall and other leading scholars explore the national and international aspects of Paul Klee and his influence on American artists.

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Apr 22, 2018, 10 am-noon

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Member Morning

Ten Americans: After Paul Klee Member Morning


Enjoy members-only access to the exhibition and special tours.

Apr 22, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Piano


Jean-Efflam Bavouzet will return to the Phillips with a program of all Debussy.

Apr 26, 2018, 5:30 pm

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Performance

Viviane Chassot and Helena Winkelman Accordion and Violin


Swiss musicians Viviane Chassot (accordionist) and Helena Winkelman (composer and violinist) perform a music program inspired by Paul Klee.

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Apr 29, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Yeol Eum Son Piano


Yeol Eum Son will make her DC debut with works by Mozart, Brahms, Pärt, Ravel, and Liszt. 

May 6, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

David Shifrin & Miro Quartet Clarinet and String Quartet


David Shifrin and the Miró Quartet will make their DC ensemble debut with works by Kevin Puts, W. A. Mozart, and Johannes Brahms.

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May 13, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Hermitage Piano Trio Piano Trio


The Hermitage Piano Trio will make their return to the Phillips with works by Glinka, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky.

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May 20, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Late Night with Leonard Bernstein soprano, two pianos, and guest narrator Jamie Bernstein


The Multi-Media Cabaret, Late Night with Leonard Bernstein, will make its DC debut at the Phillips as part of a DC-citywide centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday.

 

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May 27, 2018, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Stephen Kovacevich Piano


Stephen Kovacevich will make his return to the Phillips with works by J.S. Bach, and Beethoven.

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Jun 2 - Sep 9, 2018

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Exhibition

Marking the Infinite Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia


Marking the Infinite spotlights the work of nine leading Aboriginal Australian women artists that asks us to consider the unity and diversity of our world.

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