Events


Sundays, 1 pm

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Gallery Talk

Introduction to William Merritt Chase Gallery Tour


Highlights from The Phillips Collection’s special exhibition on American artist William Merritt Chase. 

Exhibitions


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.

Jun 9 - Oct 2, 2016

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Exhibition

Intersections: Bettina Pousttchi Double Monuments


Bettina Pousttchi’s towering Double Monuments dramatically light up the Phillips galleries.

Jun 18 - Sep 18, 2016

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Exhibition

Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color Paintings and Sculptures, 1947–2004


Marking the 10th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death, this survey of 22 paintings and sculptures provides a fresh look at an oeuvre that spans more than 60 years. 

Also On View


April 1, 2016 - April 2, 2017

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Exhibition

Women of Influence Elmira Bier, Minnie Byers, and Marjorie Phillips


Women of Influence: Elmira Bier, Minnie Byers, and Marjorie Phillips examines the critical role that each woman played in the day to day activities of The Phillips Collection over six decades.

August 14 - September 19, 2016

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Exhibition

James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show


For more than 25 years, The Phillips Collection has held a staff show to feature the works of artists employed at the museum. In 1984, the staff show was endowed by the family of James McLaughlin, an accomplished still-life painter who worked at the museum for 50 years.

Upcoming Exhibitions


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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Oct 20, 2016 - May 7, 2017

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Exhibition

Intersections: Arlene Shechet From Here On Now


In addition to reinstalling some of the Phillips’s permanent collection, Arlene Shechet incorporate her own ceramic and porcelain sculptures—including some created specifically for the exhibition.

Feb 4 - Apr 30, 2017

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Exhibition

Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque


Through his lithographs and posters, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec captured the heart of Parisian nightlife in dynamic cabaret and café-concert scenes. The Phillips Collection presents one of the foremost collections of the artist’s prints drawn from his most prolific years—iconic images and rarely exhibited unique proofs that provide insight into his innovative and complex printmaking process. 

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Also Upcoming


September 25 - December 11, 2016

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Exhibition

Art and Wellness: Creative Aging


This exhibition features artwork by older adults from Iona's Wellness & Arts Center in collaboration with The Phillips Collection.