The Living Room Gallery and The Workshop

Phillips@THEARC


The Phillips@THEARC Living Room Gallery and Creativity Workshop offer free arts-infused services and programs where residents can actively engage in community-based art, history, and culture with a creative twist. The Phillips worked with THEARC architectural firm Sanchez Palmer and WC Smith to design the spaces.

The Living Room Gallery


The Living Room Gallery is an intimate gathering space and gallery, displaying works from Phillips partnering programs East of the River.


Connecting AppleTree Families through Art
July 3-August 31, 2019
This exhibition is the culmination of the parent-child workshop with AppleTree Early Learning Center. The co-created program included a series of workshops for AppleTree families to create family symbol-portraits that reflect their personal stories. 

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards
May 20-June 25, 2019
Phillips@THEARC was among the hosts for the exhibition Our Voice: Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards. Several THEARC partners displayed the nearly 100 pieces of Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award-winning art.

Turner Elementary School and Washington School for Girls 2018-2018 School Year
July 14, 2018-May 2019

The 2017–2018 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program at Turner Elementary School and Washington School for Girls culminates in an exhibition showcasing arts-integrated works created by students in grades K-8.

Connecting AppleTree Families through Art
May 12-June 17, 2018
This exhibition is the culmination of the parent-child workshop with AppleTree Early Learning Center. The co-created program included a series of workshops for AppleTree families to create family symbol-portraits that reflect their personal stories. 

Belonging: Stories from the Seafarers Yacht Club of Washington, DC
January 8-April 22, 2018

This Phillips@THEARC inaugural exhibition celebrates the achievements and ongoing contributions of The Seafarers Yacht Club of Washington, DC, the first African American Yacht Club in the United States, located in Southeast DC, along the Anacostia River. Spearheaded by Double Nickels Theatre, this archival project includes portraits of original club members, the current Commodore (the club president), and a number of active captains and members who were photographed, filmed, and interviewed. 

The creativity Workshop


The Creativity Workshop is a dynamic environment where creativity can come to life. With floor-to-ceiling magnetic whiteboards and large storefront windows, the workshop will be a place for the community to engage in artful activities and programs.