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The Phillips Collection

1600 21st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1003
+1 202-387-2151
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"Americas First Museum of American Art" boasts a collection of over 2,500 19th and 20th-century masters, both American and European, including Renoir, Picasso, Gauguin, Manet, OKeefe and more.
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1600 21st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about the Special Exhibition of the Renoir paintings on PBS. Since we were in Washington DC during the time of the exhibition, we decided to go and were so glad we did. They have done a great job with the Special Exhibition. The...More

Thank KarenBSF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I originally visited the Phillips Collection several years ago specifically to see Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party. When I read recently that they had put together a special exhibition focusing on the friends of Renoir in this painting I decided to make another visit--I...More

Thank Crawford B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great gallery, witness to one family's love of art, especially modern, it features an imposing roster of artists, from El Greco to Picasso via Monet and Cezanne, and a number of important American artists as well, from Milton Avery to Georgia O'Keefe to Rothko....More

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Phillips Collection. It contains a wonderful collection of art that is being graciously being shared with the world. Thank you!

Thank Normandie1936
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A special exhibit of The Boating Party brought togetgers the works of many impressionists including Monet, Manet and Cezanne. A lovely setting within which to view impressionist art.

Thank DrJane22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the latest exhibition, Renoir's The Boating Party, and were impressed by the thoroughness of it: not just the painting carefully explained, but the "and friends" of other paintings and people who were friends of Renoir. We'll go back for the main collection another...More

Thank ChrisABeaune
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were in town the museum was under renovation but the part that was open was spectacular - don't miss the Rothko room!

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time visiting the museum, its variety of works sparked my interest and I’d been looking forward to visit the Rothko Room for a while. The staff at the front desk and inside the museum was incredibly attentive and kind, they made...More

Thank Valentina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What more can you say about a favorite painting? Renoir's epic work has been a star in Washington for decades, now the Phillips has gathered painting by Calliabotte, memorabilia from Charles Ephrussi including his descendant's book, the popular and well researched Hare With the Amber...More

Thank Freddiemf
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This inviting and intimate gallery, located steps from DuPont Circle, is well worth a visit. The permanent collection includes works by Renoir, Picasso, de Kooning, and Ansel Adams among other familiar names. Our visit was highlighted by a special exhibit of Renoir works on loan...More

Thank Michelelabelle
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Response from saxahoya | Reviewed this property |
I was there a month ago.. It was NOT voluntary.. There was an admission fee
12 March 2016|
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Response from Patti C | Reviewed this property |
Worth very cent! I've been twice! Enjoy!