Tags » Phillips Collection

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


Blogging Is Here to Stay

Weblogs, or blogs, have been around for a while now– definitely beyond the days of Facebook. Although it seemed for a while that blogs were a dying medium, it’s recent revival has generated a good deal of interest in digital professionals around the globe. 493 more words


Unique Museums to Get Lost In

Unsure of how and where to procrastinate all of your weekend assignments away? Getting lost among unique artifacts, priceless paintings and hidden doors is the most educational way to procrastinate.   215 more words


Seeing Nature: The Paul Allen Collection at the Phillips

Opening today is the Phillips Collection’s new special exhibition: Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection. Honestly, when I first heard the title for the exhibition, my first reaction was “eh” because when I generally think about landscapes, I think “boring.” Pretty to look at and all, but boring. 202 more words

Washington Dc

Oh, the NYT Places to Go

This year’s list of places to go by the New York Times is here, and it has some awesome travel suggestions for 2016 (including our very own Washington, DC, of course). 986 more words

Washington Dc