Past Exhibitions


May 21 - Sep 6, 2015

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Modern Vision American Sculptors' Drawings from the Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan Collection


Presenting the exceptional gifts of American sculptors’ drawings, promised by Phillips trustee and art collector Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan.

Jun 9 - Sep 6, 2015

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One-on-One Carol Brown Goldberg/Henri Matisse


As part of the One-on-One series, three works by Carol Brown Goldberg are placed in conversation with Henri Matisse's Interior with Egyptian Curtain.

Jacob Lawrence, Struggle … From the History of the American People

Jan 10 - Aug 9, 2015

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Jacob Lawrence Struggle...From the History of the American People


Produced between 1954 and 1956, Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series illustrates scenes from American history, chronicling events from the Revolutionary War through the great westward expansion of 1817.

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Hiroshi Sugimoto Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models


This is the first exhibition to contrast Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographs of 19th-century mathematical plaster models inspired by Man Ray with his own mathematical models crafted with computer-controlled, precision milling machines.

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Man Ray–Human Equations A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare


In the late 1940s, Man Ray created Shakespearean Equations, the culmination of years of work across media inspired by photographs of mathematical models. The artist's inquisitive spirit and mastery of transforming three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional imagery is revealed in this exploration of the intersections of art and science.
Georgia O'Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV, 1930

Sep 11, 2014 - May 3, 2015

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O'Keeffe and Friends Dialogues with Nature


Georgia O’Keeffe’s seminal Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV and No. VI, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, are featured alongside landscapes in The Phillips Collection by her compatriots, including Alvin Langdon Coburn, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and John Marin.

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Also Past


January 19 - March 13, 2016

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Voices In Conversation with The Migration Series


This exhibition presents artwork by emerging artists, students, and educators created during a series of workshops in Bosnia and Herzegovina focused on the power of collaboration and storytelling through art. 

March 14, 2014 - March 1, 2016

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The Journals of Duncan Phillips


A selection of the museum founder’s extensive journals illuminate his dreams for the museum, passion for art, and relationships with emerging and established artists.

October 30 - December 27, 2015

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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. 

June 2 - July 31, 2015

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Young Artists Exhibition Takoma Education Campus 2014–2015 School Year


The 2014–2015 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from Takoma Education Campus' preschool through 5th grade classrooms.

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