In partnership with Brazilian Day Philadelphia and Project Capoeira, join in the First Friday fun with samba and jazz fusion performances and Afro-Brazilian dance and drumming. Includes collection and exhibition access. Aug. 5, 6-9pm.
Programs: Calendar July 2016
The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas brings its choir to the Barnes Foundation to perform gospel songs and spirituals, reviving a tradition started by Dr. Barnes in the 1920s. Before feeding your soul, feed your body in the Garden Restaurant. Lunch attendees receive front-row seats for the choir and a discount on collection admission—the Nari Ward: Sun Splashed exhibition is included.
12:30–2 pm lunch
2–3:30 pm church choir
Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.
Explore the Arboretum-with its 40 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections-as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.
Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.