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10 Reasons to Visit the Phillips Collection

When you visit DC, your “to do” list is long: Capitol, White House, Supreme Court. The Vietnam, Jefferson, and Lincoln Memorials. The Washington Monument. Seventeen Smithsonian museums. 947 more words

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'People on the Move'. Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series at the Phillips Collection

October 8, 2016 – January 8, 2017

The Phillips Collection reunites all 60 panels of The Migration Series, Jacob Lawrence’s seminal masterwork depicting the… 196 more words


Dreaming of Doha: A Night Sponsored by the Phillips Collection

Thank you for letting me share…Images from the Dreaming of Doha event sponsored by the Phillips Collection and held in the Dock 5 space at Union Market. 125 more words

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Degas’ work L’Absinthe was legitimately booed when it put on display in 1892.

I’m more fascinated at the reaction of the woman (Ellen Andree). She must’ve found out that yet  61 more words


A Local Explores D.C. Like a Tourist

M and I took a break from our insane work schedules to enjoy the pleasant spring weather and explore D.C. I’ve lived in the nation’s capital for seven years, but sometimes I forget what a great city D.C. 679 more words


Stumbling across a DC book fair

You never know what you’ll stumble across in Washington, DC. That’s its charm.

I’d heard that one of my all-time favorite Renoir paintings had its home in DC, so I promised myself that I would go and visit when the weather improved. 674 more words


I went to the Phillips Collection yesterday, and saw this beautiful work by Paul Gauguin. The Ham, from 1889, presents us with a portion size that’s absolutely acceptable, a handful of small onions, and a glass of wine that begs to be topped off. 100 more words