The Phillips reopens with new safety and health guidelines in place
WASHINGTON, DC—The Phillips Collection will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, October 15, with new safety measures in place in accordance with health guidelines and in response to the covid-19 pandemic. As a thank you for continued support, early access will be offered to members and community partners from October 8-11.
In accordance with communcations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and District of Columbia public health sources, The Phillips Collection and Phillips@THEARC have been temporarily closed since March 14. The Phillips Collection staff has worked diligently over the past few months to craft a detailed and phased plan that will allow the museum to reopen while ensuring the safety, comfort, and well-being of not only our visitors but also our staff.
The museum’s Goh Annex and Sant Building will be open Thursdays-Sundays, from 11 am to 6 pm starting October 8 for members and community partners and October 15 for the public, with tickets available on the Monday prior. All visitors will be required to reserve a timed ticket and abide by safety guidelines available at PhillipsCollection.org/visit. The historic house will be closed to the public at this time, and the museum shop will be open but Tryst as the Phillips café will remain closed. The Phillips Collection will continue to monitor CDC and DC guidelines in order to assess and update visitor hours and protocols.