The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC

A Modern Art Museum in Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle, Washington DC
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The Phillips Collection, a private modern art museum located in the heart of Washington, DC’s historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, offers an intimate encounter with impressionist and modern American and European art, including works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Claude Monet, Honoré Daumier, Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Mark Rothko, Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, and Richard Diebenkorn, among others. The Phillips Collection regularly organizes acclaimed special exhibitions, many of which travel nationally and internationally. The museum also produces award-winning and in-depth education programs for students and adults.


1600 21st Street, NW (at Q Street)
Washington, DC
Information: (202) 387-2151
The closest Metro station is Dupont Circle.
See a map of Dupont Circle

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday extended hours, 5-8:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day


During the week, admission to the permanent collection is free; contributions are accepted. On weekends, admission varies with each exhibition. Admission is free for visitors ages 18 and under. Discounts are available for students and seniors.

Special Events

Phillips after 5 - First Thursday of every month, 5-8:30 p.m. A lively mix of jazz performances, food and drink, gallery talks, films and more. Included in admission; cash bar.

Sunday Concerts - Soloists and ensembles perform in the museum's wood-paneled Music Room installed with modern art masterpieces. Concerts are not ticketed and seating is unreserved; early arrival is recommended. October-May, 4 p.m. Included in admission

Museum Shop


The museum shop sells a wide range of art-related books and gift items. Open during museum hours


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