Annual Gala

The Phillips Collection

Support the Phillips Education Programs

The Phillips Collection pays homage to the impact of the arabesque on modern art, and celebrates artistic exchange and cultural diplomacy between the State of Qatar and the United States. 
Diplomatic Chair 
His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al-Kuwari,
the Ambassador of the State of Qatar
The Honorable Suzanne Bonamici
The Honorable Elise Stefanik
David C. Driskell
Lynne N. Horning
The Annual Gala raises critical resources for the museum’s award-winning educational programs that forward K-12 education reform, art and wellness, and lifelong learning in the Washington, DC, community, across the country, and globally. 

For more information about the Annual Gala and Contemporaries Bash, contact: 

     Development Department

2016 annual gala: Arabesque

                                              2016 Gala Host

AT&T ǀ Kay and Sunny Kapoor

                                       2016 Gala Co-Chairs

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Lockheed Martin Corporation

University of Maryland

                                         2016 Gala Benefactors

Altria Group

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Entertainment Software Association | Michael D. Gallagher 

iHeartMedia, Inc. |
Jessica Marventano

Total Wine & More

Trish and George Vradenburg

Vinson & Elkins, LLP


                                         2016 Gala Champions

Adler, Wurtzel, and Zickler Families

Arent Fox LLP and JM Zell Partners, LTD

Capital One Bank | George Swygert and
Lori Jenkins

A Development by Hines and Qatari Diar

Lindsay and Henry Ellenbogen

Fluor |
David Marventano

GEICO | Rynthia M. Rost, VP Esq.

Henry H. and Carol Brown Goldberg

Lynne and Joseph Horning

Kiddar Capital |
Todd Hitt

Lowe Enterprises–The Hepburn Apartment Residences

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Paul

Portland Communications |
David MacKay

Mildred Beatty Smith, PhD

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr.

US Trust |
Christopher F. Carr

WC Smith


as of April 15, 2016