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Enjoying the collection
Credit: Michael Branscom Photography

Thank you for your support!

We have an exciting year planned for you with exhibitions, events, lectures, and programs for all ages.  Don't miss a moment.

New Membership Benefits

Members at all levels enjoy

  • Savings of $29 per person each visit with free admission to the Cezanne exhibition and the permanent collection 
  • Priority access to tickets
  • Member-only programs
  • Exhibition previews
  • 50% discount on guided tours of the collection
  • 10% discount in the coffee bar, the Garden Restaurant, and the shop
  • 10% discount on all classes and workshops
  • 20% discount on public programs
  • 20% discount on parking whenever you visit
  • Discount on Premium Admission

 

Choose the membership level that suits you:

 

All general membership benefits for one adult, plus

  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes to share with family and friends
  • Quarterly calendar of events

 

All but $36 of Patron membership dues are tax deductible.

All general membership benefits for two adults and for all children aged 18 and under in your household, plus

  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes to share with family and friends
  • Quarterly calendar of events

 

 All but $36 of Contributor membership dues are tax deductible.

All Contributor benefits, plus:

  • No reservations required. Guaranteed admission upon arrival*
  • Four free guest passes per year
  • Invitation to an annual special exhibition preview reception

 

All but $87 is tax deductible.

 

* Reservations are required at all membership levels on

the following dates: March 2–10, November 29, and

December 26–30, 2013.

All Supporter benefits, plus

  • Two additional free guest passes (total of 6)
  • Invitation to one Circles event per year

 

All but $143 is tax deductible.

All benefits of Sustainer level, plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Circles reception
  • Unlimited admission for two people
  • Invitations to two lectures and receptions featuring renowned scholars, artists, and curators
  • Attend exhibition preview receptions
  • Eight complimentary admission tickets to share with family and friends
  • 20% discount in the shop
  • Listing in the Annual Report
  • Dedicated Circles phone line for personal handling of exhibition ticket requests and other VIP services
  • Exclusive domestic and international travel opportunities

All but $190 tax deductible

All Circle Member benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity for a private tour for you and up to eight guests
  • Invitations to two curator-led tours and receptions
  • Public recognition in the Foundation’s lobby and annual report
  • One complimentary gift membership ($250 Supporter level) to give to family or friends

All but $190 tax deductible

All Circle Supporter benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to host a private reception at the Barnes in Philadelphia or Merion
  • Invitation to the Patrons’ luncheon with Foundation executive staff and trustees
  • Invitation to visit one of Philadelphia’s premier private art collections
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the conservation studio
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue
  • Ability to bring two additional people to all membership events

All but $190 tax deductible

All Circle Patron benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to host a private dinner at the Barnes in Philadelphia or Merion
  • Invitation to the Director’s Circle dinner
  • A private tour of the galleries with the director of the Barnes Foundation
  • Unlimited tickets for you and your guests
  • Prominent recognition in the Foundation’s lobby
  • Complimentary copies of selected exhibition catalogues
  • Exclusive domestic and international travel opportunities with the director of the Barnes Foundation
  • Complimentary admission to one education course
  • Access to an exclusive Director’s Circle phone for personalized service
  • Priority reservations and reserved seating for public programs

All but $190 tax deductible

Personal Tour

Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the Barnes. Learn more about other benefits of these premier member levels.


Student Level Membership ($45)

All general membership benefits for one student. Proof of full-time student status required. Call 215.278.7100  for details.

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