Past Exhibitions


Jun 9 - Oct 2, 2016

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Intersections: Bettina Pousttchi Double Monuments


Bettina Pousttchi’s towering Double Monuments dramatically light up the Phillips galleries.

Jun 18 - Sep 18, 2016

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Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color Paintings and Sculptures, 1947–2004


Marking the 10th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death, this survey of 22 paintings and sculptures provides a fresh look at an oeuvre that spans more than 60 years. 

Jun 4 - Sep 11, 2016

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William Merritt Chase A Modern Master


William Merritt Chase, a renowned figure in the international art circles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was a brilliant observer of contemporary life, an innovative painter, and an influential teacher. On the centennial of his death, this retrospective—the first in over three decades—explores the interrelationships in Chase’s work across subject and media.

Feb 6 - May 8, 2016

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Seeing Nature Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection


Featuring 39 masterpieces spanning five centuries, this exhibition draws from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection to explore the evolution of European and American landscape art.

Feb 4 - May 1, 2016

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Intersections: Helen Frederick Acts of Silence


Addressing the endangerment and degradation of the environment, distinguished DC artist Helen Frederick’s work aligns with the philosophical approach to nature found in the work of Morris Graves.

Sep 12, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

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Postwar Germanic Expressions Gifts from Michael Werner


Selections from an extraordinary gift of painting, sculpture, and works on paper from gallerist Michael Werner showcases the museum’s commitment to building a carefully crafted collection. 

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April 8 - May 14, 2017

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Young Artists Exhibition Inspired Teaching School 2016-2017 School Year


Throughout the 2016–2017 school year, all 420 students at Inspired Teaching School participated in the Art Links: Museum-in-Residence program, connecting works of art in the museum’s collection to classroom themes.

February 5 - March 26, 2017

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Young Artists Exhibition Prism.K12 in Action: Storytelling through The Migration Series


In fall 2016, the Phillips collaborated with a local best practice educators who used Prism.K12 methodology to develop and implement art-integrated lessons inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series.

September 25 - December 11, 2016

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Art and Wellness Creative Aging


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

August 14 - September 19, 2016

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James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show


For more than 25 years, The Phillips Collection has held a staff show to feature the works of artists employed at the museum. In 1984, the staff show was endowed by the family of James McLaughlin, an accomplished still-life painter who worked at the museum for 50 years.

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