The Phillips offers daily talks and tours. See schedule


Feb 19 - May 5, 2019


Maggie Michael / Arthur G. Dove—Depth of Field One-on-One

DC artist Maggie Michael responds to works by Arthur G. Dove in the permanent collection. 

Feb 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

Conversations with Artists

John Edmonds Conversations with Artists

Artist John Edmonds will be joined in conversation with Makeba Clay, Chief Diversity Officer.

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Feb 24, 2019, 4 pm


Ana Vidović Guitar

Guitarist Ana Vidović makes her Phillips debut with works by J.S. Bach, Mario Giuliani, Francisco Tárrega, Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Domenico Scarlatti, and Astor Piazzolla.

Feb 28, 2019, 6 PM


University of Maryland Faculty and Student Concert

Faculty and Students from the University of Maryland’s School of Music will perform vocal duets by the Romantics, from Schubert to Schumann, and piano works by Debussy and his contemporaries.

Mar 2, 2019, 4 pm

Panel Discussion

The Underground Railroad Then and Now Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel conversation about the history and legacy of the Underground Railroad with artist Jeanine Michna-Bales, historian Spencer Crew, and anti-trafficking activist Evelyn Chumbow.

Mar 2 - May 12, 2019


Jeanine Michna-Bales Photographs of the Underground Railroad

Marking the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the first slave ships in the United States, this exhibition features selections from Jeanine Michna-Bales’s photographs of sites that freedom-seekers traveled along the Underground Railroad.

Mar 3, 2019, 4 pm


Chiaroscuro Quartet and Kristian Bezuidenhout String Quartet and Fortepiano

The Chiaroscuro Quartet and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout make their DC debut with works by Schubert and Mozart.

Mar 7, 2019, 5-8:30 pm

Phillips after 5

Mujeres Radicales (Radical Women)  Phillips after 5

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

Mar 10, 2019, 4 pm


Boreal Trio clarinet, viola, piano

The Boreal Trio will make their Phillips debut with works by Max Christian Friedrich Bruch, Jean Françaix, and Mozart, among others. 

Mar 14, 2019, 6:30 pm

Gallery Talk

Maggie Michael and Klaus Ottmann Gallery Talk

Join Maggie Michael and Klaus Ottmann, Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Curatorial and Academic Affairs for a discussion.

Mar 17, 2019, 4 pm


Pavel Haas Quartet String Quartet

The Pavel Haas Quartet make their Phillips debut with works by Martinů, Smetana, and Dvořák.

Mar 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

Curator's Perspective

Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla (I Am an Island) Curator's Perspective

Exhibition curator Vesela Sretenović, Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, gives a tour of Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla.