July

Families

Summer screams playtime! Just in time for his birthday, we look to Giorgio de Chirico’s swimming swan and other playful patterns to make an array of spirited works of art.

FREE FIRST SUNDAY

Art See Activities: Play Days

ArtSee Activities: Play Days

Sunday, July 5
1–4 pm
Imagination stations for family fun! Drop-in programs for all ages on Free First Sundays.
Summer screams playtime! Just in time for his birthday, we look to Giorgio de Chirico’s swimming swan and other playful patterns to make an array of spirited works of art.
Free; drop-in


Storytime Sunday
Sunday, July 5
2–4 pm
Arty books and stories about design and nature for children of all ages.
Free; drop-in.

Free First Sundays


Ages 5 and below


ARTime Storytime

ArtSee StoryTime
ARTime Storytime. Photo © 2015 The Barnes Foundation

Listen, dance, create, and sing to the art from the collection. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers.
Free; reservations required.

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More

ARTime Storytime: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!
by Karen Beaumont
Thursday, July 9
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon
A dab of blue, a splash of red, and a goopy smear of green add up to arty fun.
Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.
Free; reservations required.

This program has been filled. Please check our program calendar for upcoming Family Programs.


 

Count Monet's Lillies

ARTime Storytime: Count Monet’s Lilies
by Julie Appel and Amy Guglielmo
Thursday, July 16
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon
Just imagine walking through a park, riding on a swing, and playing “snap the whip” in this delightful counting book.
Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.
Free; reservations required.

This program has been filled. Please check our program calendar for upcoming Family Programs.


ArtSee

Artsee Highlights

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights
Sunday, July 19
2:30–3:30 pm
See the sights in new ways on this interactive guided exploration of the collection gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required.
Adults $25; students/youth $15; adult members $13; student/youth members $7; children 5 and under free.

Collection admission included; reservations required.

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.


GALLERY JOURNEYS

Keys to the Collection app

Turn your visit into a game: go on art adventures to find the gold key and unlock a special room where you create your own art gallery! Free; pick up on-site or download to your Apple device.

Knight Foundation and Subaru

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.
Free; pick up on-site or download to your mobile device.

Gallery Kits
Calling all art detectives! Visiting the Barnes is challenging fun as you solve the riddles, puzzles, and brain games posed on the art cards.
-Riddle of the Room
-Pattern Puzzles
-Solving Still Life
Free

Gallery kits are sponsored by Macy’s