Past Exhibitions


"Two in a Boat" by Theodore Robinson

Aug 1, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014

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History in the Making 100 Years After the Armory Show


The Phillips celebrates the centennial of New York’s controversial 1913 Armory Show with works from its permanent collection by several leading artists represented in that landmark exhibition.

Ellsworth Kelly, Yellow Relied Over Red

Jun 22 - Sep 22, 2013

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Ellsworth Kelly Panel Paintings 2004–2009


On the occasion of his 90th birthday year, this exhibition presents seven large-scale works featuring a spectrum of colors and geometric forms that have dominated Kelly's prolific career.

Jun 27 - Sep 22, 2013

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Intersections: Bernhard Hildebrandt A Conjugation of Verb


Using images of El Greco’s The Repentant St. Peter (c. 1600–1605 or later) from the collection, Baltimore-based artist Hildebrandt explores baroque themes of high drama, spectacle, and spatial movement.

Georges Braque, Studio with Black Vase, 1938

Jun 8 - Sep 1, 2013

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Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928–1945


This exhibition is the first in-depth study of still life in Georges Braque’s career after he pioneered cubism alongside Picasso, when he synthesized cubist discoveries and honed his individual style.

Sandra Cinto, One Day, After the Rain, 2012

May 19, 2012 - Aug 18, 2013

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Intersections: Sandra Cinto One Day, After the Rain


Composed of intricate ink and acrylic drawings on canvas that cover the café walls, One Day, After the Rain follows the movement of sunrise to nightfall, paying homage to Arthur Dove’s landscapes in The Phillips Collection.

Le Muse Inquietanti De Chirico Image

Apr 13 - Jun 15, 2013

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Myth and Archaeology In the Work of Giorgio De Chirico


These early bronze sculptures and drawings demonstrate how De Chirico (1888–1978) uses figures from mythology, archaeological artifacts, and historical events to create images that suggest an alternate, mysterious reality. Part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States.

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Also Past


Young Artists Exhibition artwork

February 18 - March 24, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Takoma Education Campus Fall 2013 Semester


Art by preschool through eighth grade students in the Phillips’s partner schools in the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program.

February 9, 2013 - February 28, 2014

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Duncan Phillips and New York Collections


Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and books illustrate Duncan Phillips’s involvement in the development of the modern art scene in New York.

November 9, 2013 - January 5, 2014

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Art and Wellness Creative Aging


This exhibition features artwork by older adults from Iona's Wellness and Arts Center in collaboration with The Phillips Collection.

SOS Children's Village, Rawalpindi

October 1 - December 31, 2013

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Pakistani Voices In Conversation with The Migration Series


This exhibition presents 29 works by emerging Pakistani artists and 20 works by students created during a series of workshops in Pakistan focusing on art and social change, using Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series (1940–41) as a catalyst.

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