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Summer Housewarming at The Phillips Collection June 21

June 5, 2018

Celebrate June 21st on 21st Street as The Phillips Collection open the doors to the original Phillips House galleries with music, drinks, and art activities. The event is from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.

Create paint chip crafts, explore the house with a scavenger hunt, write letters to friends and family on Phillips-inspired postcards, and hop on a tour to learn the history of Duncan Phillips’s beloved 1897 family home.

Kick off summer with delicious barbecue for purchase from Old Smokey Bar-B-Que. Live jazz curated by Marshall Keys fills the Music Room throughout the evening. 

My Sister’s Place Donation Drive

Help spread the warmth to more homes. Bring one or more items from the list below to receive a Phillips swag bag (while supplies last).



•             Eucerin lotion 

•             Giftcards to grocery stores

•             Tampons and pads

•             Diva Cups

•             Diapers

•             Fullsize toiletries (must be new)

•             Washcloths (must be new)

•             Towels (must be new)

•             Blankets (must be new)


The Phillips Collection is located at1600 21st Street NW.

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Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk June 2-3

May 21, 2018

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 35th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk June 2 and 3, 2018.

Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and the President Woodrow Wilson House free of charge.

Special events at Dumbarton House include an artist talk with Curtis Woody on his exhibit A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia, on Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 pm and the kick-off  of the annual Sunday Serenity Yoga at 10:00 am in the North Garden.



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Arturo Sandoval Live at Blues Alley May 10-13

April 18, 2018

Ten-time Grammy winning Latin Jazz legend, Arturo Sandoval will be performing live at Blues Alley May 10 through May 13, 2018.


Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, on November 6, 1949, just two years after Gillespie became the first musician to bring Latin influences into American Jazz. Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn’t take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world. He has since evolved into one of the World’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugel horn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer.

Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth you with a luscious ballad; with equal power and grace.


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