Phillips after 5

Art and Entertainment

First Thursdays


Phillips after 5 is a lively mix of art, entertainment, and live music on the first Thursday of the month. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Advance ticket purchase is strongly advised as this popular event tends to sell out. Members always admitted free, no reservation needed. Guest passes are not valid for Phillips after 5. Learn more about membership.

Schedule of Events


Feb 7, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

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Carnival around the World Phillips after 5


Come celebrate Carnival at the Phillips! Decorate a mask, grab a Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail, and warm up with the global rhythms of Black Masala.

Mar 7, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

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Mujeres Radicales (Radical Women)  Phillips after 5


Learn all about female artists and activists. Create a craft inspired by the artwork of Zilia Sánchez.

May 2, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

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Luna Nueva Phillips after 5


Luna Nueva, or New Moon, is a prevalent theme in Zilia Sánchez’s work. Learn more about moon cycles in science and art.

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Jun 6, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

Phillips after 5


Enjoy summer, art, and jazz with our annual Phillips after 5 in partnership with the DC Jazz Festival!

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