The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection is an "intimate museum combined with an experiment station."–Duncan Phillips, 1926

The Phillips Collection is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art in a dynamic environment for collaboration, innovation, engagement with the world, scholarship, and new forms of public participation.

For more information, visit their website.


Description of Education Initiatives: The Phillips has developed innovative programs that have been proven to increase student engagement and understanding and enhance teaching. Education initiatives weave visual arts education with other core curriculum areas such as language arts, social studies, and science while helping students develop twenty-first century skills such as critical thinking and problem solving. Learn more by exploring our website!
Prism.K12 is the museum’s innovative tool that helps teachers of any subject create rich arts-integrated curricula. Discover more about Prism.K12 at
For more information view the education section of their website.

Partnership with DC Collaborative

DC Collaborative Member since 2005.

Arts and Humanities for Every Student Provider

The Phillips Collection is an AHFES Provider! 

Fun Fact! Did you know that The Phillips Collection is about to turn 100 years old? Duncan Phillips opened his house as a museum in 1921. Celebrate with us in 2021!

Contact the education department: Suzanne Wright at OR Rachel Goldberg at

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Mailing Address: 975 F Street, NW
Office Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467

The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.