ArtKids @ the Movies
Cinémathèque Internationale of Philadelphia and the Barnes Foundation present an exciting assortment of international and American films that relate to the Barnes collection. From feature films to animated shorts, there is always something new to see and discover. Best for youth ages 6–12 and their caregivers.
Free tickets at admission desk; first come, first served. Collection admission not included.
Sunday, June 9, 2-4 pm
The Painting (Le Tableau)
Characters in a painting flee their canvas and tumble into their Painter's studio filled with pictures containing colorful animated worlds populated by Alldunns, Halfies, and Sketchies. Directed by Jean-François Laguionie, 2012, animation, all ages are welcome, 76 minutes.
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 if space is available. Reserve your general admission or member tickets online.
Friday, June 21, 6 – 6:30 pm
Frames All Around
Find fab, fashionable and far-out frames that show off pretty-as-a-picture sights!
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
June 6 and 13: A Long Piece of String by William Wondriska
A wondrous piece of string leads us through an alphabet of pictures and shows us how to frame a work of art!
June 20 and 27: Andrew Drew and Drew by Barney Saltzberg
When Andrew gets hold of a pencil, anything can—and does—happen! Doodle your way to an inspired picture and fun frame.
The entire family gets into the creative act by making an array of exciting art and craft projects that change monthly.
When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.
Friday, June 21, 5-7 pm
Saturday, June 22, 11 am – 1 pm
Sunday, June 23, 1 – 3 pm
Funky or elegant, frames help shape a work of art and can influence how we look at it. Explore the possibilities when you fashion a picture-perfect frame, make a Frame It! bag, and draw a framed picture postcard.