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Bloomberg Connects The Phillips Collection

March 17, 2021

As The Phillips Collection celebrates its 100th anniversary, it has become the first Washington, D.C.-based institution to join the Bloomberg Connects app, a free digital guide to cultural organizations around the world.

 

Developed by Bloomberg Philanthropies as part of its ongoing support of cultural institutions, the app currently includes guides and interactive resources from more than 20 cultural institutions in New York, London, and now, with the addition of The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. 

(Photo by: bloombergconnects.org)

The app is designed to make it easy for consumers to access and engage with arts and culture from mobile devices anytime, anywhere, and offers the ability to access dynamic content including expert commentary, video highlights, pinch-and-zoom capability, and more – all customized for each unique institution. Anyone can downloaded the app for free via the App Store or Google Play, and it will grow to include digital resources from many more cultural institutions around the world over the coming months.

 

As the first D.C. organization on the app, the The Phillips Collection guide allows users to fully immerse themselves in the museum’s stunning contemporary artworks and enjoy video and audio content that highlights works found in the permanent collection, special centennial exhibitions, and virtual exhibits like “Hopper in Paris.” Users can access the museum’s full audio tour through the app to enhance an onsite visit to The Phillips Collection or to explore the collection remotely from anywhere in the world. The guide also includes resources and activities geared toward kids and teens.


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Outdoor Winter Art at Georgetown's Washington Harbour

January 11, 2021

Creative design and marketing firm Streetsense has partnered with multimedia studio Creative JunkFood to design the new light art installation Winter Wonderlights, now on display at Georgetown’s Washington Harbour. 

 

Kick off the new year with a stroll through this installation, featuring several festive lightboxes with a variety of winter landscapes and changing colors. The picture-perfect, outdoor backdrop is free and open to the public until March.

 

All visitors must wear masks and social distance.


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KC Spotlight: Hope Matters Jan. 8

January 7, 2021

You’re invited to a LIVE public conversation, a podcast collaboration between the Kennedy Center, the Apollo Theater, and National Sawdust

Premieres Friday, January 8, 2020 at 5:00 pm.ET

 

A critically acclaimed theater director. A poet and TED Global Fellow. An award-winning composer. Join the artistic leadership trio of Kamilah ForbesMarc Bamuthi Joseph, and Paola Prestini—from the Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center, and National Sawdust—for an engaging public conversation exploring the role of artistic intellect and national strategic leadership in the pursuit of inspiration for all.

 

This event will be captioned. To request an accommodation or for information about accessibility for people with disabilities, please contact the Kennedy Center’s Accessibility Office at 202.416.8727 or access@kennedy-center.org.

 

Register here.


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