Past Exhibitions


Feb 6 - May 8, 2016

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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.

Feb 4 - May 1, 2016

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Intersections: Helen Frederick Acts of Silence


Addressing the endangerment and degradation of the environment, distinguished DC artist Helen Frederick’s work aligns with the philosophical approach to nature found in the work of Morris Graves.

Sep 12, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

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Postwar Germanic Expressions Gifts from Michael Werner


Selections from an extraordinary gift of painting, sculpture, and works on paper from gallerist Michael Werner showcases the museum’s commitment to building a carefully crafted collection. 

Oct 8, 2015 - Feb 28, 2016

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Question Bridge Black Males


Question Bridge: Black Males is a documentary-style video art installation that aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America.

Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016

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Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections


From the renowned collections of Rudolf Staechelin and Karl Im Obersteg, over 60 celebrated paintings created during the mid-19th and 20th centuries by 22 world-famous artists will be on view. This exhibition marks the first occasion for these collections to be exhibited together in the US.

Jun 9 - Dec 7, 2015

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Jill O'Bryan one billion breaths in a lifetime


New York-based artist Jill O’Bryan’s polished chrome sculpture is "a celebration of longevity and a life well lived."

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April 8 - May 13, 2016

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Young Artists Exhibition Inspired Teaching School 2015–2016 School Year


The 2015–2016 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from Inspired Teaching School's preschool through 7th grade classrooms.

January 19 - March 13, 2016

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Voices In Conversation with The Migration Series


This exhibition presents artwork by emerging artists, students, and educators created during a series of workshops in Bosnia and Herzegovina focused on the power of collaboration and storytelling through art. 

March 14, 2014 - March 1, 2016

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The Journals of Duncan Phillips


A selection of the museum founder’s extensive journals illuminate his dreams for the museum, passion for art, and relationships with emerging and established artists.

October 30 - December 27, 2015

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Art and Wellness Creative Aging


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

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