100 Museums to Visit Before You Die

The Phillips Collection

Location: Washington, D.C.

2013 Exhibitions: PICTURING THE SUBLIME: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection (October 11 - February 17), Xavier Veilhan:(IN)balance (November 3 - February 10)

The Phillips Collection was founded by Duncan Phillips in 1921 as the Phillips Memorial Gallery. The museum is housed in Phillips' 1897 Georgian Revival home located in Washington, D.C and similarly scaled additions that retain the intimacy of a private residence. The Phillips Collection has an active collecting program and regularly organizes acclaimed special exhibitions, many of which travel nationally and internationally.

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