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Discover Summer Museum Day at The Phillips Collection

2022-08-13 12:00:00 2022-08-13 17:00:00 America/New_York Discover Summer Museum Day at The Phillips Collection The Phillips Collection

Saturday, August 13
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-13 12:00:00 2022-08-13 17:00:00 America/New_York Discover Summer Museum Day at The Phillips Collection Sign up to Discover Summer with The Phillips Collection during this special Museum Day! The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection

1600 21st St. NW

Sign up to Discover Summer with The Phillips Collection during this special Museum Day!

The DC Public Library is excited to Discover Summer with you at The Phillips Collection, the first museum of modern art in America! Enjoy the permanent collection as well as Intersections: Marta Pérez García and ​the special exhibition Lou Stovall: The Museum Workshop exhibit. In addition, The DC Public Library and The Phillips Collection will host a special storytime for families, print-making workshops, a scavenger hunt, gallery games, and more! 

To ensure that families can enjoy the spaces and activities and limit crowds, The Phillips Collection kindly requests that you sign up for a visit time using the links below. The Phillips Collection requires pre-registration.

This event is a part of Discover Summer. Discover Summer is an all-ages city-wide celebration of reading and learning. With Discover Summer you will enjoy great reads, fun events, and activities that encourage you to explore your neighborhood and D.C. Sign up today!

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Birth - 5 | Adults | 5 - 12 Years Old | 13 - 19 Years Old (Teens) |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Challenge |

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The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, was opened in 1921 in historic Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, by collector and philanthropist Duncan Phillips. From the outset, the vision for The Phillips Collection was “an intimate museum combined with an experiment station.”