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July twirls and swirls with Let’s Dance! Bouncy programs that keep everyone on their toes explore the rhythms of dance in art projects that celebrate Edgar Degas’s birthday.

Family Tours

Riddle of the Room family audio tour
What is seen or suggested and gives you direction for great art detection? Find out in this award-winning interactive audio game.
For ages 7–12

Solving Still Life ArtSee gallery kit
Art detectives, hone your skills solving still-life sightings in The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne and the collection galleries! Your quest is clued by decoding the art card brain games.
For ages 7–12

Riddle of the Room ArtSee gallery kit
Calling all art detectives! Visiting the Barnes is challenging fun as you solve the riddle of the room on the art cards in this award-winning game.
For ages 7–12

Riddle of the Room and Solving Still Life are sponsored by Macy's
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ARTime Pajama Tour

An entertaining exploration of the galleries for children 2–5, who are invited to wear their pajamas, and their caregivers.
Included with collection admission; members free. Reservations required.

pajama tour

Dazzling Dancers
July 18, 6–6:30 pm

Discover the dazzling dancers on the walls.
Reserve general admission or member tickets online.

ARTime Storytime

Listen, dance, create, and sing to the art of Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, van Gogh, and other artists in the collection. Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.
Free; reservations required. Collection admission not included.

Every Thursday, 10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon


Dance, by Bill T. Jones and Susan Kuklin
July 10 and 17
Celebrate the joy and magic of movement with renowned dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, and do a project that features a dancing wand.


dancing with degas

Dancing with Degas, by Candace Whitman
July 24 and 31
Experience the magical world of toe shoes, tutus, and elegant ballerinas on this imaginative art adventure where everyone gets to design a pair of dancing shoes! 


ArtSee Activities

The entire family gets into the creative act by making an array of exciting art and craft projects that change monthly.
Free drop-in tickets at admission desk. Collection Gallery admission is not included. 


Let’s Dance

Friday, July 18, 5–7 pm
Saturday, July 19, 11 am–1 pm
Sunday, July 20, 1–3 pm
Let the tempo take you to designing your diorama dance scene, crafting a ballroom bag, and shaping a rhythm ribbon mobile.  

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