Ticketed Events

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Ticketed Events


Oct 26, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

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Exhibition

Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant


Presenting over 60 exquisite, rarely seen works by a leading group of European Post-Impressionist artists who ushered in a new form of artistic expression in the 1890s. 

Jan 25, 2020, 12-2:30 pm

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Workshop

The Art of Flowers Workshop


Inspired by the decorative works featured in Bonnard to Vuillard, join us for a floral arrangement workshop with Veronica Epps of Pretty Petals Floral Design and create an arrangement to take home.

Jan 26, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

St. Lawrence String Quartet


Celebrating their 30th anniversary, The St. Lawrence String Quartet make their Phillips debut with works by Joseph Haydn, Osvaldo Golijov, and John Adams.

Feb 1, 2020, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

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Family Program

Creativity Workshop Family Program


Let your creativity soar in our art-making stations! Designed for families with children ages 2-8.

Feb 2, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Bridget Kibbey & Alexi Kenney harp and violin


Harpist Bridget Kibbey and violinist Alexi Kenney make their return to the Phillips for an intimate and virtuosic collaboration. They will perform adaptations of the music of John Dowland, J. S. Bach, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Sebastian Currier.

Feb 6, 2020, 5-8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

Lawrence to Lovell Phillips after 5


Enjoy the innovative sounds of experimental jazz, hip-hop, and soul by Nag Champa Art Ensemble, joined by guest performers Babby & Corbin Canvas. Savor the tastes from Ben's Chili Bowl.

Feb 9, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Doric String Quartet    


The Doric String Quartet return to the Phillips to perform works by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven. 

Feb 9, 2020, 12:30-2:30 pm

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Workshop

Collective Quilting Workshop


In celebration of the Phillips's recent acquisition of five Gee's Bend Quilts, join us for a workshop and conversation with textile artist Julia Kwon.

Feb 16, 2020, 1 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

New Chamber Ballet & Ensemble: Stray Bird: a Dance Tribute to Ursula Mamlok chamber music and dance


The New Chamber Ballet and an ensemble of leading musicians take us on a sonic and visual journey through Ursula Mamlok’s delicate, abstract music revealing powerful themes of loss, displacement, rejection, and reconciliation.

Feb 16, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

New Chamber Ballet & Ensemble: Stray Bird: a Dance Tribute to Ursula Mamlok chamber music and dance


The New Chamber Ballet and an ensemble of leading musicians take us on a sonic and visual journey through Ursula Mamlok’s delicate, abstract music revealing powerful themes of loss, displacement, rejection, and reconciliation.

Feb 20, 2020, 5:30-8 pm

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Phillips@THEARC

Creativity and Wellness Workshop for Parents and Caregivers Phillips@THEARC


Calling all Wards 7 & 8 parents and caregivers! Come de-stress, relax, and have fun at our Creativity and Wellness Workshop at Phillips@THEARC!

Feb 27, 2020, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Leonardo Drew Conversations with Artists


Leonardo Drew in conversation with Associate Curator Renée Maurer.

Feb 29 - May 24, 2020

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Exhibition

Riffs and Relations African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition


Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition expands the narrative of modern art in America by exploring the rich and complex history of 20th- and 21st-century African American artists and their responses to European modernism.

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Mar 1, 2020, 12:30-2:30 pm

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Workshop

Collage with Janet Taylor Pickett Workshop


Janet Taylor Pickett, an artist featured in Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition, teaches a collage workshop. 

Mar 1, 2020, 4 PM

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LEADING INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS

Ensemble Dal Niente performing the music of George Lewis Leading International Composers


The 2019/20 season of Leading International Composers will feature Ensemble Dal Niente performing the work of the iconoclastic American composer George Lewis.

Mar 5, 2020, 5-8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

Riffs and Relations Phillips after 5


Enjoy the Phillips's special exhibition Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition at this month's Phillips after 5.

 

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Mar 7, 2020, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

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Family Program

Creativity Workshop Family Program


Let your creativity soar in our art-making stations! Designed for families with children ages 2-8.

Mar 8, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Riffs and Relations: WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists vocal and piano | Exhibition Concert


Singers from the Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and Program Director Robert Ainsley present an evening of art song engaging with the exhibition Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition.

Mar 15, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Nadia Sirota and Friends viola, violin, and cello


New music powerhouse Nadia Sirota returns to the Phillips for a collaboration with cellist Gabriel Cabezas and violinist Rob Moose.

Mar 19, 2020, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Robin Rose Conversations with Artists


Robin Rose in conversation with Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Vesela Sretenović.

Mar 19, 2020, 5:30-8 pm

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Phillips@THEARC

Creativity and Wellness Workshops for Parents and Caregivers Phillips@THEARC


Calling all Wards 7 & 8 parents and caregivers! Come de-stress, relax, and have fun at our Creativity and Wellness Workshop at Phillips@THEARC!

Mar 22, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonata Series, Part III solo piano


In the final installment of his exploration of the Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven, Jonathan Biss turns his attention to the composer’s monumental triptych: the final three sonatas of Op. 109, Op. 110, and Op. 111.

Mar 26, 2020, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum Conversations with Artists


Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum in conversation with Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs Klaus Ottmann.

Mar 26, 2020, 6:30 PM

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THURSDAY CONCERTS

Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA violin, viola, cello, piano


Chamber musicians from Spoleto Festival USA bring their customary panache and exuberance to the Phillips with music by Mozart, Schumann, and rising-star composer, Paul Wiancko. 

Apr 5, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Nelson Freire solo piano


For Nelson Freire’s Phillips debut, he presents an adroit program of music associated with his 60-year career, including works by Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Chopin, Mozart, and Zygmunt Stojowski.

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Apr 9, 2020, 6:30 pm

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Conversations with Artists

Eric Mack Conversations with Artists


Join us for a conversation with installation artist Eric Mack.

Apr 19, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Riffs and Relations: Castle of our Skins led by Ashleigh Gordon, Artistic Director and viola | Exhibition Concert


Castles of our Skins present “In Black & White,” a program that responds to the exhibition Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition. Tracing a parallel musical line of enquiry into the exchange of visual aesthetics between 20th- and 21st-century African American artists and European modernists.

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Apr 26, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERT

Miriam Fried & Musicians from Ravinia Steans Music Institute violin and ensemble


Violinist Miriam Fried and Musicians from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute make their debut at the Phillips.

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May 3, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Gabriel Kahane, Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet voice, piano, and string quartet


Two dynamic composer-performers known for their hybrid musical styles, Gabriel Kahane and Caroline Shaw join the brilliant Attacca Quartet for a special collaboration.

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May 10, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Imogen Cooper solo piano


Pianist Imogen Cooper makes her debut at the Phillips with a program of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Haydn, and Schoenberg.

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May 17, 2020, 4 PM

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SUNDAY CONCERTS

Maki Namekawa solo piano 


In a special performance marking the end of the 2019/20 season of Phillips Music, we welcome back pianist Maki Namekawa for the DC premiere of Philip Glass’s First Piano Sonata, composed for the pianist in 2019.

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Jun 11, 2020, 6:30 PM

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THURSDAY CONCERTS

Vocal Colors: Wolf Trap Opera voice and piano


Wolf Trap Opera singers explore musical links to The Phillip Collection’s extraordinary permanent collection.

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Jul 9, 2020, 6:30 PM

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THURSDAY CONCERTS

Vocal Colors: Wolf Trap Opera voice and piano


Singers from Wolf Trap Opera respond to works in the exhibition In and Out of the Garden: Pierre Bonnard and Jennifer Bartlett (on view June 27–September 20, 2020).

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