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The Churchill Hotel Partners with Renowned Phillips Collection
to Showcase Art for Visitors to the Nation's Capital

Leading Historic Hotel Elevates Guest Experience with a Program Featuring
World Famous Art and Local Community Connection


WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2012) -  The Churchill Hotel, a historic boutique hotel in the heart of Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle,  today announced a partnership with The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art. Together, the Churchill and The Phillips Collection will provide an enhanced guest experience through easier access and exposure to the arts.
 
The 173-room Beaux Arts historic hotel has always been a leader in the Washington, DC, market and is now connecting with this distinguished private collection to make art more accessible to its guests with on-property education as well as special access to the collection.  Each month artwork will be featured in materials on property. Hotel guests will have the opportunity to visit the showcased pieces at The Phillips Collection by simply presenting their hotel key card.  

“We’re very excited about the relationship with The Phillips Collection and the opportunity to align our hotel and guest experience with one of the leading art museums in the country,” said Phillip Saims, vice president of sales for The Churchill Hotel.  “Ensuring a unique, high-level guest experience is an important goal of our initiative and the Phillips is a perfect partner to bring the energy and emotion of modern and contemporary art to our guests.”  
 
Travelers of all ages will be able to enjoy reproductions of famous works of art at the hotel.  Children will be welcomed with a special painting apron complete with crayons and a special art coloring book.
 
A prominent destination property, the Churchill sits near Embassy Row and Dupont Circle, providing local community experiences and quick access to any number of venues, events, embassies and companies from around the world. The hotel offers boutique hotel lodging, business travel and vacation experiences with unique hotel packages. Popular with travelers for business meetings and events, tours of Washington museums and visits to local colleges, the Churchill offers guests an elegant hotel experience with superior service and a central location near top attractions and business centers in Washington, DC.
 
About The Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, is one of the world’s most distinguished collections of impressionist and modern American and European art. Artists represented in the collection include Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Claude Monet, Honoré Daumier, Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Mark Rothko, Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, and Richard Diebenkorn, among others. The Phillips Collection has an active collecting program and regularly organizes acclaimed special exhibitions, many of which travel internationally. The Phillips also produces award-winning education programs for K–12 teachers and students, as well as for adults. Located in Washington, DC, The Phillips Collection is a private, non-government museum, supported primarily by donations. For additional information, visit www.phillipscollection.org.

About The Churchill Hotel
Part of the Remington Hotel Group, the Churchill Hotel in Washington, DC, is a historic landmark hotel located near Dupont Circle and the exclusive Embassy Row.  Built in 1906 as an upscale Beaux Arts apartment building, the Churchill has been converted into a 173-room elegant European-style boutique hotel that offers a full selection of modern amenities while maintaining the historic charm of the original building. Over the years, the hotel has been home to heads of state, diplomats, presidents as well as celebrities.  Business and leisure travelers appreciate the oversized guest rooms, convenience to downtown businesses and government offices, as well as access to local restaurants, entertainment, activities and landmarks.  For additional information, visit www.thechurchillhotel.com.
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Contact: 

Katrina Pruitt-Andrews
KPA Marketing & PR
+1 301.704.4087
kpandrews@comcast.net
 
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