Weekend in Washington. Art and music converge in a weekend of international programming at the Phillips Collection. First appointment: 'Phillips after 5: French Fever'.
Art and music converge in a weekend of international programming at the phillips collection, nov. 1–4
Thurs., Nov. 1 5–8:30 p.m.
$12; $10 visitors; 62 and over and seniors; free for members
Phillips after 5: French Fever
Celebrate French artist Xavier Veilhan’s first major U.S. museum exhibition with a performance by synth-pop project Black Hills, a screening of Veilhan’s 2008 film Furtivo followed by conversation with the artist, gallery talks, and cash bar. In collaboration with the Alliance Française de Washington.
Fri., Nov. 2
Duncan Phillips Lecture: Rick Moody
Known for his novels chronicling American life, Moody is also deeply involved in music. In his recent collection of essays, On Celestial Music:And Other Adventures in Listening (2012), Moody expresses his passion for music from Otis Redding to Meredith Monk.
Sat., Nov. 3
Roundtable: On the Confluence of Art and Music
Participants include Moody, Veilhan, American sound artist and composer Alvin Lucier, Danish multimedia artist Jesper Just, and Icelandic musician and performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson.
Moderated by Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art Klaus Ottmann.
Artist’s Perspective: Xavier Veilhan
Sun., Nov. 4
Included in museum admission
Veilhan discusses his artwork in the context of (IN)balance, the most ambitious project to date in the museum’s Intersections contemporary art series.
. 4 p.m. *
Sunday Concerts: Andrey Baranov
Baranov performs Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano by Prokofiev, Sérénade mélancolique and Valse-Scherzo by Tchaikovsky, and Franck’s Violin Sonata. He is joined by pianist Maria Baranova.
*Unless otherwise indicated, programs are $20; $8 for members; free for International
Forum members and students with ID. Programs include same day museum admission.
Registration for all programs: www.phillipscollection.org/events
1600 21st Street, NW (at Q Street)
Metro Red Line, Dupont Circle Station (QStreet exit), and via several bus lines