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Alma W. Thomas

Everything Is Beautiful

Special Exhibition

Included with general admission / Free for members

Abstract painting by Alma Thomas of concentric circles of different colors

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Mining the Archives

How did Alma do that?

Alma W. Thomas and the Space Race

Alma W. Thomas and David Driskell: Journeys in Art

Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful Audio Tour

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Illustration of a woman painting at an easel

Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful

A Washington, DC, Citywide Celebration

Celebrate Thomas’s life and her contributions to DC’s cultural heritage

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Exhibition Catalogue

An accompanying catalogue, edited by exhibition curators Seth Feman and Jonathan Frederick Walz, includes essays by scholars, historians, and curators, as well as poetry and images. It is published by the organizing institutions and distributed by Yale University Press.

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Exhibition Support

Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful is co-organized by the Chrysler Museum of Art, Virginia, and The Columbus Museum, Georgia.

Aflac is proud to sponsor Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful.

The exhibition has also been made possible in part by major support from the Henry Luce Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts

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Generous funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Robert & Mercedes Eichholz Foundation, the Robert Lehman Foundation, and Dina and George Perry.

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Additional support provided by John and Gina Despres, Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan, Robert Oaks, and the Ednah Root Foundation

Made possible by The Phillips Collection’s Exhibitions Endowment Fund, which is generously supported by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Michelle and Glenn Engelmann, Robert and Debra Drumheller, and The Marion F. Goldin Charitable Fund

Presented with support from Morgan Stanley

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In-kind contributions provided by 

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Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.