The Phillips Collection Joins Forces with The George Washington University

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WASHINGTON, DC.- The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, and The George Washington University are jointly organizing art history courses, artist visits, post-doctoral fellowships, and an internship program, all at the Phillips’s Center for the Study of Modern Art and GW’s Foggy Bottom campus. These pooled resources, creativity, and expertise will enhance the capacity of the museum and university to offer a range of innovative, interdisciplinary learning opportunities for GW students and the public. “In joining forces with The George Washington University, the Phillips gains as its valued partner D.C.’s largest institution of higher learning,” says Phillips Director Dorothy Kosinski. “The Phillips is thrilled to count such a well-respected and globally connected Washington institution among its creative collaborators.” Adds Klaus Ottmann, director of the