Past Exhibitions


Arthur Dove, Red Sun, 1935

Mar 1 - Aug 31, 2014

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Made in the USA American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850–1970


The most comprehensive presentation of the museum’s American art collection undertaken in nearly 40 years, Made in the USA showcases more than 200 masterpieces by over 120 artists whose new visual language made American art an international sensation.

Jean Meisel, Untitled, 1970s-2013

Jan 23 - May 4, 2014

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Intersections: Jean Meisel 50–65 Horizon Line


50–65 Horizon Line brings together more than 50 of Jean Meisel’s small watercolors of horizon lines displayed in an intimate alcove of the Phillips house.

John Simon, Endless Bounty, 2005

Oct 17, 2013 - Feb 9, 2014

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Intersections: John F. Simon Jr. Points, Lines, and Colors in Succession


Inspired by the progression of movement in the natural world, Simon's four-part installation in the Phillips house stairwell incorporates drawing, software, and computer-generated fabrication.

Vincent van Gogh, The Road Menders, 1889

Oct 12, 2013 - Feb 2, 2014

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Van Gogh Repetitions


This exhibition takes a fresh look at the artistic process of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). Approximately 30 paintings, alongside related drawings and technical photographs, go beneath the surface of some of the artist’s most renowned works.

Close up image black and white of Kate Moss by Chuck Close

Oct 24, 2013 - Jan 12, 2014

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Shaping a Modern Identity Portraits from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection


This exhibition of 16 photographs and one etching from the Lichtenbergs’ collection expands our understanding of portraiture as an invention forged between artist and subject.

"Two in a Boat" by Theodore Robinson

Aug 1, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014

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History in the Making 100 Years After the Armory Show


The Phillips celebrates the centennial of New York’s controversial 1913 Armory Show with works from its permanent collection by several leading artists represented in that landmark exhibition.

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Also Past


Student artwork

June 6 - July 11, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Tyler Elementary School 2013–2014 School Year


The 2013–2014 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from our partner school Tyler Elementary School’s preschool through 5th grade classrooms.

Student artwork

April 14 - May 16, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Inspired Teaching School Fall 2013 Semester


The fall semester of the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from our partner school Inspired Teaching School preschool through 6th grade classrooms.
Young Artists Exhibition artwork

February 18 - March 24, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Takoma Education Campus Fall 2013 Semester


Art by preschool through eighth grade students in the Phillips’s partner schools in the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program.

February 9, 2013 - February 28, 2014

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Duncan Phillips and New York Collections


Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and books illustrate Duncan Phillips’s involvement in the development of the modern art scene in New York.

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