Photo by Darryl Moran
Credit: Photo by Darryl Moran

The Contemporaries are a vital part of the Barnes Foundation’s future: a dynamic group of young patrons and art enthusiasts who enjoy distinct programs and social events. The Contemporaries’ generous annual membership contributions provide critical, unrestricted support for the Barnes Foundation’s mission and programs.

For an annual gift of $500 (all but $238 is tax deductible), Barnes Contemporaries enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free admission on arrival, without reservations
  • Free admission for friends and family
  • Free tickets to young professionals nights at the Barnes and VIP receptions exclusive to Contemporaries
  • Invitations to select Circles lectures and receptions featuring renowned scholars, artists, and curators
  • A dedicated phone line to arrange tours and other VIP services
  • 10% discount in the Barnes Shop

For an annual gift of $1,000 (all but $332 is tax deductible), Circles Contemporaries receive Barnes Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • An invitation to the annual Circles Soirée
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • 20% discount in the Barnes Shop

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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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