Circles Calendar

Circles Calendar

Circles members are invited to enjoy a series of exclusive programs and events, including special tours, conversations with curators and scholars, and premier access to the Barnes conservation studio and archives. Available to Chairman’s Circle members ($25,000), Director’s Circle members ($10,000), Circle Patrons ($5,000), Circle Supporters ($2,500), and Circle members ($1,250).

Dates are subject to change. Space is limited; RSVP required for all events.
Call 215.278.7110 or e-mail

Nari Ward: Sun Splashed Circles preview breakfast
Wednesday, June 22
10 am–noon
Enjoy an exclusive Circles breakfast, followed by an exhibition preview and conversation between Nari Ward and Executive Director and President Thom Collins.
Circles free. Reserve: 215.278.7110

Leadership Circle Event: Behind the Scenes in Conservation
Tuesday, July 12
2–3 pm
Members of the Leadership Circle and above visit the conservation lab to enjoy a private presentation about the conservation team’s most recent projects with Barbara Buckley, senior director of conservation and chief conservator of paintings.
Leadership Circle and above free. Reserve: 215.278.7110

Tour and Twilight in the Arboretum
Thursday, July 21
4:30–5:30 pm tour
5:30–7:30 pm live music
Enjoy an evening among the blooms and rare trees of the Barnes Arboretum in Merion. Arrive early for a tour exclusively for Circles members and stay to hear live jazz on the Great Lawn. Picnicking is encouraged!
Circles free. Reserve: 215.278.7110

New Circles Member Welcome
Saturday, September 24
10–11:30 am
New Circles members are invited to join us for a light continental breakfast to meet the Circles staff and to learn about membership benefits and what’s in store in the year ahead. Following this brief presentation, a docent leads the group on a tour of the collection.
Circles free. Reserve: 215.278.7110


Dates are subject to change. Space is limited; RSVP required for all events.

Circles line: 215.278.7110
Email: click here