Philippine Embassy Event: Phillips After 5

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The Phillips Collection in collaboration with the Philippine Embassy
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Experience the warmth, wealth, and wonders of Alfonso Ossorio’s homeland through gallery talks, performances, fashion, food, and drink.

5 - 8 PM:  Fashion
Designer Cathy Ebrada-Cleveland showcases fashion using piña cloth (pineapple fiber) and pearls.

6 & 7 PM:  Gallery Talk
Artist, Collector, Patron: The Untold Story of Alfonso Ossorio
A figure virtually absent from art history texts, Ossorio collected hundreds of paintings by his friends Jackson Pollock and Jean Dubuffet, and was a remarkable artist in his own right.

6:30 PM:  Dance
The University of Maryland Filipino Cultural Association Dance Troupe performs traditional dances.

7:30 PM:  Music
Middle school, high school, and college students from the Northern Virginia Rondalla perform Filipino folk songs using the bandurria, a Philippine string instrument.