Millennium Arts Salon Saturday, June 27

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Millennium Arts Salon, in collaboration with The Phillips Collection, presents the final salon of its exciting and thought provoking 2008-2009 series: Figurative Art Today: Between East and West

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1 – 5 pm Saturday, June 27th at The Phillips Collection’s Sant Auditorium and 1600 21st Street, NW Washington DC

Prominent artists, curators, and collectors will discuss the position of figuration today in relation to other contemporary art practices. Reaching beyond the United States into Europe, Asia, and Africa, the panel will also consider the dynamic interchange between Eastern and Western visual approaches.

The discussion is expected to be stimulating given the background, reputation and international experience of the participants. Discusson moderator will be The Phillips Collections curator Vesela Sretenovic . Discussion participants will be artist iona rozeal brown; critic, collector, writer, curator, art critic and physician Kona Jeff Baysa; multimedia artist, Allan de Souza; local curator Kristen Hileman; and art collector and patron Henry L. Thaggert.

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The cost of attendance is free with museum admission. Millennium Arts Salon, now entering its 10th year, advances cultural literacy through its art programming, which includes salon talks, exhibitions, tours and special events. Based in Columbia Heights, most of its intimate salon talks and art exhibitions are held in its beautifully restored 1923 town home. Through its outreach, it also hosts programs in various venues around the city and collaborates with art institutions, such as The Phillips Collection, The David C Driskell Center at the University of Maryland College Park, Parish Gallery of Georgetown, and the Brady Gallery of George Washington University.

The Phillips Collection, opened in 1921, is America’s first museum of modern art. Featuring a renowned permanent collection of nearly 2,500 works by American and European impressionist and modern artists, the Phillips is internationally recognized for both its incomparable art and its intimate atmosphere.

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