Photo by Darryl Moran
Credit: Photo by Darryl Moran

The Contemporaries are a vital part of the Barnes Foundation’s future. The Contemporaries are a dynamic group of young patrons and art enthusiasts that promote The Barnes Foundation’s educational mission through a wide variety of distinct programs and social events. The Contemporaries’ generous annual membership contributions will provide critical, unrestricted support for the Barnes Foundation's mission and programming efforts. 

All general member benefits for two adults

  • Guaranteed admission on arrival, without reservations
  • Six Collection Gallery guest passes to share with friends and family
  • Complimentary admission to designated Young Professionals Friday Nights at the Barnes
  • Invitations to select Circles lectures and receptions featuring renowned scholars, artists, and curators
  • Invitations to exhibition preview receptions
  • 10 percent discount in the shop

All Barnes Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • Two additional guest passes (8 total)
  • An invitation to the annual Circles reception
  • A dedicated Circles phone line for personal handling of tour arrangements and other VIP services
  • Listing in the Annual Report
  • 20 percent discount in the shop

Launch Slideshow

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran

Photo by Darryl Moran


Contact Us

For more details on all Circle benefits and information on additional levels, please email us or call 215.278.7110.


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