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  • Ends July 21st 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    AMERICAN MOMENTS PHOTO CONTEST

    Jun 22 - Jul 21, 2015

    The Phillips Collection presents a photo contest in conjunction with American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection.

  • Ends August 9th 2015

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Risto-Pekka Blom Black Box: Risto-Pekka Blom

    Apr 27 - Aug 9, 2015

    Drawing on Dada and YouTube “Shreds” videos, this short cine-poem is a slyly unassuming homage to Laika, the first animal in orbit.

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Jacob Lawrence Struggle... From the History of the American People

    Jan 10 - Aug 9, 2015

    Produced between 1954 and 1956, Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series illustrates scenes from American history.

  • Ends August 31st 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Duncan Phillips The Journals of Duncan Phillips

    Mar 14 - Aug 31, 2015

    A selection of journals spanning three decades, regarding his relationships with artists and plans for the museum. $12 admission.

  • Ends September 6th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Lee Bontecou, Jay DeFeo, Tony Smith, Whitfield Lovell, & Louise Nevelson Modern Vision: The Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan Collection

    May 21 - Sep 6, 2015

    Phillips trustee & art collector Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan's collection of 18 American sculptors' drawings on display. $12 admission.

  • Ends September 7th 2015

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens

    Mar 7 - Sep 7, 2015

    Cherry trees bloom in this selection of folding screen paintings from the Freer Gallery.

  • Ends September 13th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection

    Jun 6 - Sep 13, 2015

    Photography exhibit featuring more than 140 photographs that capture the 20th-century American experience.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Abbas Kiarostami: Five Dedicated to Ozu

    Jul 3 - Sep 13, 2015

    Five Dedicated to Ozu (2003, 74 minutes) by celebrated director Abbas Kiarostami pays tribute to Yasujirō Ozu.

  • Ends September 20th 2015

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Shirin Neshat Shirin Neshat: Facing History

    May 18 - Sep 20, 2015

    The first exhibition to place Neshat's work in the context of the history of modern Iran.

  • Ends October 25th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    INTERSECTIONS @ 5: Contemporary Art Projects at the Phillips

    May 28 - Oct 25, 2015

    Celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Phillips’s Intersections contemporary art projects.

  • Ends December 31st 2015

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Peacock Room Comes to America

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    For the first time, the renowned Peacock Room has been restored to its appearance in 1908, when Freer used it to display Asian ceramics.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    James McNeill Whistler Freer & Whistler: Points of Contact

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The works exemplify both Freer's philosophy of collecting and Whistler's self-conscious synthesis of western and Asian artistic traditions.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran

    Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2015

    The installation explores the meaning behind the overarching artistic and technical characteristics of Iranian luxury metalwork.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Nile and Ancient Egypt

    Dec 7, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    These exceptional artifacts made of glass, wood, and stone, illuminate the important role water animals played in ancient Egypt.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Jars

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    This display of ten jars will include the prototypical Chinese version, as well as variations from Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Arts of China

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Arts of China features a variety of objects from the permanent collection. Much of the exhibition is dedicated to ancient Chinese jades.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Over 100 of the Freer's jades and bronzes- among the greatest treasures of Chinese art outside China—return to public view after a decade.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Chinese Ceramics: 10th-13th Century

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    Two dozen Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection highlight glazes and the skills of Song dynasty artisans.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    These icons still represent specific Buddhist teachings. Commissioned by emperors and commoners, they convey the promise of peace.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Silk Road Luxuries from China

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Silk Road enabled the long-distance exchange of luxury goods—colorful silks, silver and gold objects, and delicate glass.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Xu Bing Monkeys Grasp for the Moon

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    “Monkeys Grasp for the Moon” is a suspended sculpture designed specifically for the Sackler Gallery by Chinese artist Xu Bing.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Japanese Screens

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The nearly two hundred screens held by the Freer Gallery constitute one of the most important collections of its type in the world.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Religious Art of Japan

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Works from the Freer's collection of Japanese religious art are on view in several thematically organized exhibitions.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Korean gallery reopens with an exhibition embodying the evolution of the distinctive Korean ceramic decoration known as sanggam.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    A long-term installation showcasing the extraordinary range of South Asian and Himalayan art in the collection.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice

    Oct 18, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased 26 atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler, the start of their partnership.

  • Ends January 3rd 2016

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art

    Jun 28, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

    This exhibition features 37 works by Rinpa artists and those inspired by Rinpa design, and is complemented by a gallery of tea ceramics.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Chinese Ceramics: 13th–14th Century

    Dec 30, 2014 - Jan 3, 2016

    A selection of Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection shows highlights of Yuan ceramic styles.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Enigmas: The Art of Bada Shanren (1626–1705)

    Jun 20, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

    This exhibition showcases an impressive selection of his painting and calligraphy, including some of his most daring and idiosyncratic works

  • Ends January 17th 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Martin Puryear, Max Ernst, Mary Callery, Tomonori Toyofuku, etc. Speculative Forms

    Jun 16, 2014 - Jan 17, 2016

    Exhibition of sculpture from the collection aims to break down and reassess art-historical categories.

  • Ends October 2nd 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Janine Antoni, Alighiero e Boetti, Cai Guo-Qiang, Bruce Nauman, etc. At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection

    Oct 16, 2014 - Oct 2, 2016

    Thematic installations of works from the past 75 years.

  • Ends December 31st 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jacob Lawrence, Rothko, Wolfgang Laib Permanent Collection

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2016

    One of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary American and European art.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Islamic World

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016

    Works on view represent the 3 principal media for artistic expression in the Islamic world: architecture, the arts of the book and objects.

  • Ends March 11th 2017

  • The National Gallery of Art

    Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue, NW  / +12027374215 / nga.gov
    Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11am to 6pm

    The National Gallery of Art presents exhibitions and collections of ancient to modern art. Please contact museum for more information.

    Civic Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam

    Mar 10, 2013 - Mar 11, 2017