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|It is the first museum of modern art in the United States, located in the famous Dupont Circle in Washington, D.
, and its collection of precious paintings attracts art fans from all over the world to punch in.
It is the Phillips Collection.
The Museum has three main visiting areas.
The main building is the former residence of Philip, the founder of the museum, built in 1897. The other two exhibition areas are Goh Annex and Sant Building, built in 1960 and 2006 respectively.
In order to accommodate more works of art, the internal gallery is constantly expanding.
There are not only many famous paintings of European Impressionists, but also many American paintings of the 20th century, totaling more than 4000 masterpieces.
The priceless art treasures make the Philip Collection one of the top modern art galleries in the world today.
The works of Van Gogh, Renoir, De Bourne and other masters can be seen everywhere.
If you want to get a deeper understanding of the background of the work, you can choose to download the official App (search the Phillips Collection) or rent a voice interpreter live.
Not only that, but the Philip Collection is also a good place to learn about American history.
The Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence, a well-known painter, shows nearly 60 paintings, describing the migration of African Americans from South to North during the First and Second World Wars, which is also a very important part of American history.
In addition to the indoor exhibition area, don't forget to go to the open-air garden to see the museum's collection of sculptures, murals and other works of art, then go to the Tryst Cafe for a rest, then go to the museum store to buy some special souvenirs home, full load and return!
The Philip Collection is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday to Saturday (extended to 8.30 p.m. on Thursday), from 12 noon to 6.30 p.m. on Sunday, and closed on Monday.
Take the DC Metro Red Line and walk down to the Museum at Dupont Circle Station.
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