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At the Phillips

Ticketed Events


Feb 6 - May 8, 2016

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Exhibition

Seeing Nature Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection


Featuring 39 masterpieces spanning five centuries, this exhibition draws from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection to explore the evolution of European and American landscape art.

May 1, 2016, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Jennifer Koh, Ursula Oppens, Frederic Rzewski 75th Anniversary Commission


Continuing the vital practice of commissioning music from today’s composers, and in celebration of the anniversary seasons of both institutions, The Phillips Collection and the Library of Congress have joined forces and commissioned new works for violin and piano from prominent composer Frederic Rzewski. Jennifer Koh and Ursula Oppens perform. 

May 5, 2016, 5–8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

Saving Nature Phillips after 5


Saving nature never looked so fun! 

May 8, 2016, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Metropolis Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Music Experience


The Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble, led by conductor Andrew Cyr, “a prominent influence in the world of newly emerging music” (The Washington Post), presents its groundbreaking site-specific project Brownstone. Recent Rome Prize winner for composition Paula Matthusen introduces a world-premiere designed for The Phillips Collection. 
 

May 12, 2016, 6:30 pm

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Performance

CityDance at the Phillips Performance


CityDance Conservatory Artistic Director Lorraine Spiegler presents an evening of dance featuring work by CityDance Ignite artist Sarah J. Ewing. 

May 13, 2016, 8:30 pm - 1 am

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May 13, 2016

Dreaming of Doha Contemporaries Bash


Celebrate the rich culture of Qatar and the Middle East in one dazzling night of cocktails, music, food, fashion, and dancing at Dock 5 at Union Market.

May 15, 2016, 4 PM

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Sunday Concert

United States Navy Band  Sea Chanters Chorus & Quarterdeck Consort


Continuing its long history of presenting military music ensembles, Phillips Music proudly presents the US Navy Band Sea Chanters Chorus and Quarterdeck Consort

May 19, 2016, 6:30 PM

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performance

Vocals & Visuals Vocal Arts DC Performance


Hear a program of vocal selections as diverse and colorful as the masterpieces on display at The Phillips! 

May 22, 2016, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

JACK Quartet multimedia performance


The JACK Quartet performs a new rendering of Pulitzer-Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds’s multimedia work-in-progress, FLiGHT I: Imagining (2012-2016).

May 29, 2016, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

The Phillips Camerata 75th Anniversary Celebration Event


The grand finale performance of the 75th season comes full circle to follow the first performance of the inaugural series in 1941. Led by conductor Yaniv Dinur, The Phillips Camerata presents Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks Concerto and works by Chopin and Mendelssohn.

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

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Jun 23, 2016, 5:30 pm Reception; 6:30 pm Performance

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Performance

Casablanca The Picnic Theatre Company


The all-volunteer Picnic Theatre Company brings their brand of site-specific cocktail party theater to the Phillips with a one-act staging of Casablanca.

 

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 American artist Whitfield Lovell (b. 1959) evokes memories of the past while transcending the specifics of time and space. This exhibition is organized by The Phillips Collection in conjunction with the publication of a monograph on Lovell’s recent Kin series, a group of 60 stark portraits of African Americans.

 

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