PHILLIPS AFTER 5–JULY 7
Phillips after 5 is a lively mix of art and entertainment, with food and cash bar. Due to the event’s popularity, advance reservations during special exhibitions are encouraged to ensure admission: http://phillipscollection.obsres.com/Welcome.aspx. Members always admitted.
6:30 p.m.Staged Reading of Six Degrees of Separation
In John Guare's award-winning play, a con artist wins his way into the home of New York art dealers and dines in the shadow of their two-sided painting by Wassily Kandinsky. Alan Paul, associate director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, directs. $20, $8 for members; registration required: http://phillipscollection.obsres.com/Info.aspx?ActivityID=973
5–8:30 p.m. Sample a variety of beer paired with Carla Hall’s cookies.
6 & 7 p.m. Kandinsky’s Experimental Process
Creating at least 15 preparatory studies for Painting with White Border, Kandinsky experimented with orientation and composition, moving freely among pen, watercolor, and oil. Included in admission to special exhibition; free for members
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