The Barnes Foundation Philadelphia
Photo: Tom Crane, 2012

On May 19, 2012, the Barnes unveiled its new Philadelphia home. In rooms reflective of the intimate layout and unique character of the original Merion galleries, the renowned art collection is now accessible to the public as never before.

New Location

Get acquainted with the new location in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural corridor, and track the building's construction. Learn more

The Architects

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects embraced the Foundation's history while making their design accessible to all those who visit the collection. Learn more

Discover the Building

Discover the new building and the design features that will offer an enhanced visitor experience. Learn more