The Phillips Collection

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Details
1600 21st St NW (at Q St. NW)
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 387-2151
Art Museum, Art Gallery
Hours
Tue–Sat: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The Mark Rothko room. Breathe in.
  • Check out the Rothko Room. Sit down for a minute and look at the colors. See if you can spot the horizon. And breathe.
  • Art is the new TV.
  • Go to Georgia O'Keefe. Check out the Sky Above Clouds 11
  • Degas exhibit!!
  • If you're looking for an open museum during the #shutdown, this place is lovely. Bonus: patio with wifi, outlets, good food and Tryst coffee.
  • Duncan Phillips and wife Marjorie turned this Georgian Revival Mansion into a stunning museum. This collection features breathtaking works by Van Gogh, Matisese, Monet, Picasso, Renoir, etc.
  • To wonder at: Balasubramaniam's "Sk(in)". To ponder: Darren Almond's "Six Months Later"; Jacob Lawrence's "The Migration Series". To listen to: the Celllphone Audio Tours. To see: everything.
  • Admission to the permanent collection is free and the permanent collection is incredible!
  • Georgia O'Keefe: Abstractions should be renamed Georgia O'Keefe: Vaginas. Cool exhibit, though.
  • The new Tryst Cafe at the Phillips Collection is absolutely wonderful (check out the patio!), and you don't need to pay admission to go.
  • Degas's Dancers at the Barre: Point and Counterpoint Exhibit opens tomorrow!
  • Go on a weekday when admission to the permanent collection is free.
  • If you come with kids, be sure to pick up a free scavenger hunt when you enter. It's very well done!
  • Best place to charge your phone: far back table at Tryst.
  • Admission fee is free except weekends. Small but wonderful collection.
  • You can get a two-for-one coupon on living social.
  • Don't waste your time with the Degas audio, but make sure you visit the exhibit.
  • The Morris Louis instalation!
  • Check out the Rothko room and free concerts on Sunday. Ask for the 'cell phone audio tour' to learn as you walk.