The Phillips Collection

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. View more information on their Member Feature Page.

Winter Programs

Jacob Lawrence & The Great Migration (Microsite)
Explore the lasting cultural, political, and societal impact of the Great Migration through the life and work of artist Jacob Lawrence.
Browse all 60 panels from The Migration Series and delve into Jacob Lawrence's art and life through photographs, poetry, music, and the artist's own first hand accounts. Hear stories that show the Great Migration's impact from a wide range of perspectives, and share your own experience through words or images.
Content Areas: English/Literature, Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Math, Arts, Diversity, Science
Discipline: Visual Arts
Resource type: Online or Printable Lesson Plan/ Study Guide
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

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Guided School Tours
Presented by: The Phillips Collection

K–12 school groups can arrange for visits filled with hands-on activities and customized to support your class’s objectives through arts integration. Museum visits are led by museum education professionals trained in object-based learning, visual arts, and arts integration. Educators develop tours based on the needs of the class and integrate the art in the Phillips's collection with classroom subjects. Visits consist of close-looking at 3–4 works in the permanent collection. You will be contacted by your educator for any themes or subjects you want to explore in the galleries.
Dates: 4/28; 4/29; 4/20; 5/12; 5/13; 5/14; 5/15; 6/2; 6/3; 6/5
Time: 10:30AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St NW Washington DC 20009
Discipline: Visual Arts/ Photography/ Film
Content Area: English/Literature, Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Civics/Government, World Languages/Global Studies, Math, Science, Technology, Arts, Philosophy, Architecture/Urban Studies, Diversity
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts, Diversity, Architecture/ Urban Studies, Science, Math, History/Geography, Any classroom subjects can be integrated with the art for the school visit.
Grades: PreK - 12th Grade
Ticket capacity: 40 per date


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Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
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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.