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Nordic Impressions

Art from Åland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, 1821–2018


$12 for adults; $10 for students as well as visitors 62 and over; free for visitors 18 and under.

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Nordic Cultural Initiative

The exhibition is the culmination of a multi-year Nordic Cultural Initiative, a collaboration between The Phillips Collection and the Washington, DC-based embassies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, launched in 2014 to promote the wealth of Nordic artistic talent.

Exhibition Catalogue

The exhibition is accompanied by a publication with a lead essay by Phillips Collection Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs Dr. Klaus Ottmann and contributions from five scholars of Nordic art: Dorthe Aagesen, chief curator and senior researcher, SMK Copenhagen; Kasper Monrad, former chief curator and senior researcher, SMK Copenhagen; Riitta Ojanperä, director of collections management, Finnish National Gallery; Nils Ohlsen, director of old masters and modern art, The National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design; and Carl-Johan Olsson, curator, 19th-century painting, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. The catalogue is available in the museum shop.

Exhibition Support

The exhibition is organized by The Phillips Collection.

With generous support from the Marion F. Goldin Charitable Fund, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, and the scan|design foundation

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In-kind support is provided by 

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