The Phillips Collection

The country’s first museum of modern art (1921) provides an intimate setting for a renowned collection: Renoir, Cézanne, Bonnard, Matisse, Daumier, Manet, El Greco, Miró, Monet, O’Keeffe and Picasso.  Laib's Wax Room, beeswax-lined niche accommodating two visitors at a time. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. until 8:30 p.m., Sun. noon-7 p.m. Permanent collection free weekdays (Tu-F) with suggested donation. Weekends: $10, $8 students/seniors. Special exhibitions: $12, $10 students/seniors. Gift shop.

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Encounter superb works of modern art in an intimate setting at The Phillips Collection, an internationally recognized museum in Washington's vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood.

Many stunning impressionist and modern works that fill the museum's distinctive building, which combines extensive new galleries with the family home of its founder, Duncan Phillips. The collection continues to develop with selective new acquisitions, many by contemporary artists.

Special exhibitions and frequent changes in the arrangement of the permanent collection mean that there's something new on every visit to the Phillips. The museum's Center for the Study of Modern Art offers stimulating Conversations with Artists, symposia, lectures, and more, while Sunday Concerts, Phillips after 5 programs, and other events provide additional food for thought. The museum also produces a vigorous, award-winning program of educational outreach that serves more than 6,000 students and teachers a year and indirectly reaches many tens of thousands more.

1600 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States

Map of The Phillips Collection