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Explore the concept of museum collections through these games and activities.

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Celebrating a century of experimentation and impact through art

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Phillips Music

Join us for the 81st season of the acclaimed Phillips Music series

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Dive deeper into the Phillips with our free digital guide

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Audio Tour + Artist Talks

Listen to audio stops about works in the permanent collection, as well as recordings of our Conversations with Artists events featuring leading contemporary artists.

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Community in Focus

Our Community in Focus project captured the human emotions that connect us all—joy, suffering, resilience, and everything in between.

See Your 2020 in Photos


For Diversity Leaders in the Arts, Getting Hired Is Just the First Step,” by Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times

The Phillips’s Exhibition Community in Focus is Cathartic After 2020,” by Jennifer Anne Mitchell, Washington City Paper

At 100, The Phillips Collection doesn’t seem to have aged,” by Sebastian Smee, The Washington Post

The Hiring Practice That Stymies Equity in the Museum Workforce,” by Makeba Clay, American Alliance of Museums

There is a moral facet to caring about the arts.” Dorothy Kosinski in conversation with Jeffrey Gedmin for The American Interest

This Art Museum Was Founded in Response to a Pandemic Death. It Has Much to Teach Us Now.” by Dorothy Kosinski, Op-Ed in ARTnews

David Driskell, 1931-2020,” by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper

Art is helping seniors piece together snippets of their past.” by Tara Bahrampour, The Washington Post

The Transformative Power of Inclusive Storytelling in Museums,” by Makeba Clay, American Alliance of Museums

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