Exhibition curator Eliza Rathbone introduces Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party.
This exhibition explores The Phillips Collection’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the diverse circle of friends who inspired it. The first exhibition to specifically focus on this singular masterwork in, it is comprised of more than 40 carefully chosen works—paintings, drawings, pastels, and photographs from public and private collections around the world—that reveal the story of Luncheon of the Boating Party and the artists and patrons who were instrumental in its creator’s success.
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
Contemplation Tour: The Rothko Room
Contemplation Tour: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party
Contemplation Tour: Laib Wax Room
Contemplation Audio Tour: Choose-Your-Own-Artwork
Permanent Collection Tour: Sculpture in the Courtyard
Permanent Collection Tour: Rothko Room
Permanent Collection Tour: Luncheon of the Boating Party
Permanent Collection Tour: The Migration Series
Permanent Collection Tour: Laib Wax Room
Permanent Collection Tour: Duncan Phillips
A Brief History of Luncheon of the Boating Party at The Phillips Collection