Past Exhibitions


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.

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. 

Feb 16 - May 19, 2019

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Zilia Sánchez Soy Isla (I Am an Island)


The Phillips Collection presents the first museum retrospective of Cuban artist Zilia Sánchez, featuring more than 60 works spanning 70 years. 

Mar 2 - May 12, 2019

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Jeanine Michna-Bales Photographs of the Underground Railroad


Marking 400 years since the start of the transatlantic slave trade in the Americas, this exhibition features selections from Jeanine Michna-Bales’s photographs of sites that freedom-seekers traveled along the Underground Railroad.

Feb 21 - May 5, 2019

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


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

Oct 23, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019

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Bice Lazzari The Poetry of Mark-Making


Presenting the recent gift of four paintings by the Italian modernist Bice Lazzari (1900–1981), one of Italy’s most revered postwar abstractionists, along with drawings from private collections.

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August 31 - September 29, 2019

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Community Exhibition

James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show Community Exhibition


The Phillips Collection presents an exhibition featuring works by artists employed at the museum.

July 3 - August 31, 2019

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Phillips@THEARC Exhibition

Connecting AppleTree Families through Art Phillips@THEARC Exhibition


May 29 - July 21, 2019

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Community Exhibition

Turner Elementary School 2018-2019 School Year Community Exhibition


During the 2018-2019 school year, over 300 Turner Elementary students participated in the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program.

October 24, 2017 - July 7, 2019

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Exhibition

Women of Influence (Part II) Elmira Bier, Minnie Byers, and Marjorie Phillips


Women of Influence: Elmira Bier, Minnie Byers, and Marjorie Phillips (Part II) examines the critical role that each woman played in the day to day activities of The Phillips Collection over six decades.

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