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Events


May 16 - Aug 25, 2019

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Intersections

Intersections: Ranjani Shettar Earth Songs for a Night Sky


Sculptor and installation artist Ranjani Shettar creates wood sculptures in dialogue with works by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee in the Phillips’s collection. 

Jun 22 - Sep 22, 2019

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Exhibition

The Warmth of Other Suns Stories of Global Displacement


Presenting historical and contemporary works by approximately 75 artists that pose urgent questions around the experiences and perceptions of migration and the current global refugee crisis.

Jul 20, 2019, 12 pm

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Workshop

Fanny Boucher Photo Intaglio Workshop Workshop


Master intaglio printer Fanny Boucher of Atelier Helio’g, Paris, France will be in Washington to conduct a hands-on workshops and a panel discussion in collaboration with DC and Paris based artists.

Jul 21, 2019, 1:30-2 pm

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Family Program

People on the Move: Migration Stories for Children 7-10 Family Program


Join us for family-friendly stories and an activity in the galleries of our special exhibition The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement. This program is geared for families with children ages 7 to 10 as well as for caregivers.   

Jul 25, 2019, 6:30 pm

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Open Discussion

Phillips Book Club: The Refugees Open Discussion


Join Phillips staff for a discussion about stories 1 through 4 in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees. 

Jul 27, 2019, 1 pm

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Film Screening

Goin' to Chicago Film Screening


Goin' to Chicago (1994) chronicles one of the most momentous yet least heralded sagas of American history—the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South.

Aug 1, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

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Phillips after 5

Night Market Phillips after 5


The Phillips Collection celebrates communities from around the world by highlighting global food. Join us for bites, cooking demos, and international music. 

Aug 3, 2019, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

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Family Program

Creativity Workshop Family Program


Let your creativity fly in four art-making stations and an art materials petting zoo.”

Aug 3, 2019, 1 pm

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Film Screening

After Spring Film Screening


After Spring (2016) is a feature documentary that focuses on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Aug 15, 2019, 6:30 pm

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THURSDAY CONCERTS

Music and Migration: PostClassical Ensemble The Reinvention of Arnold Schoenberg


PostClassical Ensemble explores the parallels between Schoenberg's development of non-tonal music and Kandinsky's ethos of non-representational painting. The program also explores Schoenberg and Kurt Weill's experience as émigré composers in the US through their musical responses to Pearl Harbor. 

Aug 17, 2019, 1 pm

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Film Screening

Illégal Film Screening


In Illégal, a single mother of a 13-year-old boy from Belarus seeks refuge in Belgium with dreams of a better life.

Aug 18, 2019, 1:30-2 pm

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Family Program

People on the Move: Migration Stories for Children Ages 7-10 Family Program


Join us for family-friendly stories and an activity in the galleries of our special exhibition The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement. This program is geared for families with children ages 7 to 10 as well as for caregivers.   

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