The Phillips Collection is temporarily closed


UPDATED 3/24/2020

Dear Friends,

The health and well-being of our community, visitors, and employees, is a top priority for The Phillips Collection. For this reason, as a health precaution, both our locations at 21st Street and Phillips@THEARC will be closed to the public and all public programming will be postponed until further notice. We will continue to monitor and reassess future event plans on an ongoing basis.

If you have already purchased tickets for an upcoming event, refunds are available upon request by emailing reservations@phillipscollection.org. All updates will be communicated via email, social media, and posted here. The Phillips Collection is energetically working on ways to help us all remain connected in this time of social-distancing.

We appreciate your understanding as we all navigate this rapidly evolving situation. The Phillips was founded on the principles of the deep connection between art and wellness, and has prided itself as a place of inspiration, contemplation, and community gathering. We hope to be able to open our doors again soon, and welcome you back to continue this tradition.

Warmly,




Dorothy Kosinski, Vradenburg Director  CEO

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Visit our blog The Experiment Station for behind-the-scenes information, artist profiles, and more.


Take a virtual tour of Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition through our audio guide.


Browse our videos on YouTube.


Try these #MuseumAtHome activities with your families:


Learn about Jacob Lawrence's powerful 60-panel Migration Series and create your own #Panel61.


Have a #MuseumMomentOfZen with our Contemplation Audio Guide. (The Choose-Your-Own-Artwork stop allows you to do this with an artwork in your home.)


Listen to the audio tour of the Milwauke Art Museum's presentation of A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from The Phillips Collection, which features some of our most beloved artworks.


Tune in to Front Row Washington broadcasts of Phillips Music concerts on Classical WETA 90.9 FM on select Mondays at 9 pm.


Check back for more ways to explore our collection and exhibitions online and other artful activities.