Behind the Scenes of the 2013 Staff Show

In addition to the Van Gogh Repetitions exhibition, Phillips preparators have been busy this month installing for the annual Staff Show.

Phillips preparators install works of art for the staff show and adjust lighting.

(Left) A Phillips preparator measures and hangs artwork. (Right) Lights are adjusted to highlight a piece.

The 2013 James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show will be on view September 23, 2013 through October 20, 2013. The show features artwork from Phillips Collection staff. Please join us for the opening reception on October 10, 2013 from 5-8pm.

Emily Bray, Young Artists Exhibitions Program Coordinator

A Phillips preparator installs the title wall of the staff show.

Vinyl is installed as the finishing touch.

Decisions, Decisions: Prepping the Walls for Van Gogh

Preparing wall text and colors for Van Gogh

Clockwise from top: Swatches, wall colors, and title wall text mock-up, Pantone swatches for wall text vinyl, Eliza Rathbone and Rebecca Doran review the “Postman” panel. Photos: Liza Strelka

Monday, curator Eliza Rathbone and graphic designer Rebecca Doran spent time reviewing color options and mock-ups as installation begins for our upcoming Van Gogh Repetitions show, opening October 12.