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Video Tour of Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century

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The Phillips Collection is pleased to present a virtual sneak peek of the museum’s centennial exhibition Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century, opening to the public on March 6 through September 12, 2021.Join The Phillips Collection’s Senior Curator Elsa Smithgall, and Klaus Ottmann, Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, as they explore the centennial exhibition and discuss artwork highlights drawn from the museum’s evolving permanent collection, with additional commentary from curators, educators, and more..
Building on Duncan Phillips’s founding principle of inspiring others to “see beautifully,” and drawn from the museum’s growing permanent collection of nearly 6,000 works, Seeing Differently highlights over 200 diverse artistic expressions by artists from the 19th century to the present, including paintings, works on paper, prints, photographs, sculptures, quilts, and videos. Spread throughout the entire museum, the exhibition will explore the complexities of our ever-changing world through four themes—identity, history, place, and the senses—with a special focus on recent acquisitions that showcase how the museum’s dynamic collection continues to evolve.Members of the media who wish to visit the exhibition in person please contact [email protected] to reserve a timed ticket. Please note that daily tickets are limited in accordance with capacity guidelines. Public hours are Thursday-Sunday, from 11 am-6 pm; final entry at 5 pm.Advance timed tickets are released online on a weekly basis every Monday, with presale tickets for Phillips members released at 10 a.m. EST, and general admission tickets at 12 p.m. noon EST. Please refer to safety protocols for additional information.An updated comprehensive press kit is available here and includes:Exhibition catalogue Exhibition press release, wall texts, and illustrated checklistArtwork images with captions and creditsCentennial programming press release for the year aheadThe Phillips Collection member magazineSeeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New CenturyMarch 6–September 12, 2021The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street, NWMetro: Dupont Circle (Q Street exit)

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