Washington D.C. Attractions: Phillips Collection
The country’s first museum of modern art (1921) provides an intimate setting for a renowned collection: Renoir, Cézanne, Bonnard, Matisse, Daumier, Manet, El Greco, Miró, Monet, O’Keeffe and Picasso. New permanent installation: Laib Wax Room, beeswax-covered walls accommodating two visitors at a time.
Intersections: Jeanne Silverthorne Vanitas!, rubber sculpture mixed with modern stills through June 2. Intersections: Sandra Cinto One Day, After the Rain, ink and acrylic drawings tracing the sunrise and sundown movements, May 19-Aug. 18. George Braque and the Cubist Still Life 1928-1945, first U.S. retrospective of cubist pioneer, June 8-Sept. 1. Ellsworth Kelly Panel Paintings 2004-2009, seven large-scale paintings in honor of American icon’s 90th birthday, June 22-Sept. 22.
Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. until 8:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Special exhibition, weekend admission: $12, seniors/students $10, 18 and under free. Permanent collection free weekdays with suggested donation.