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All That Jazz

Phillips After 5

Phillips after 5

Reservations strongly recommended for Phillips after 5 as this popular event tends to sell out in advance.

$12; $10 for visitors 62 and over and students. Members always admitted free, no reservation needed. 

Event Details

Celebrate DC’s jazz history with gallery talks, jazz music with The Pete Muldoon Sextet, summer treats, and more! In collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival.

Interactive art
Experience Dan Steinhilber’s interactive Interface artwork
, which was recently featured at G Fine Art, DC, in a slightly different configuration. Comprising five inflatable, bag-like sculptures (made from plastic stretch wrap, wood, and computer fans), Interface is a riff on our addiction to the Internet, instant yet remote communication, and virtual reality. The wearable aspect of these works­—visitors can insert their “talking-heads” inside the sculptures while their hands remain outside—offers an estranged and disembodied experience. Steinhilber is a DC-based artist whose work has been exhibited at numerous institutions, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Kreeger Museum in Washington, DC; Baltimore Museum of Art; MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas; and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. 

Gallery Talks
6, 6:30, 7, & 7:30 PM

15-minute focused discussions about works in the museum’s permanent collection.