PHILLIPS COLLECTION Overview
Target demographics: The Phillips attracts 150,000 visitors onsite each year, half of whom reside in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Audiences represent all 50 states and countries around the world, with about nine percent coming from outside the United States. Nearly 90,000 children, parents and teachers were reached through local and national education programs in FY09. The museum’s website drew over 3.5 million unique online visitors last year.
Geographic areas served: The Phillips is located in Washington, DC’s historic Dupont Circle neighborhood. The Phillips serves local, national, and international audiences.
Programs: The Phillips Collection presents at least three major exhibitions and a variety of educational programs each year for the benefit of local, national, and international audiences, drawing approximately 150,000 annual visitors. In addition, the museum collaborates with other major national and international arts institutions to create touring exhibitions featuring works from the Phillips's permanent collection.
At its heart is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art around which the museum creates a dynamic environment for looking, learning, and enjoyment.