Programs: Calendar February 2017

Eleanor Antin, The Wonder of It All, 1974-75. From The King of Solana Beach  unique set of 6 black and white photographs mounted on board.
members only

Member preview of Person of the Crowd

As a member, see the show before the public opening.

Eleanor Antin, The Wonder of It All, 1974-75. From The King of Solana Beach unique set of 6 black and white photographs mounted on board. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 each. Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York.

 

Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24
10 am–5 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Members free

Call 215.278.7200 or reserve online by clicking the link and selecting your desired date from the calendar.

Antin – Wonder of it All from King of Solana Beach—2, 1974-75
members only

Installing Person of the Crowd: Panel Discussion and Member Q&A

New Program!
Installing Person of the Crowd: Panel Discussion and Member Q&A
Moderated by Barbara Buckley, Senior Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator of Paintings

As part of Member Previews, join Barnes Collections staff for a panel discussion that reveals the installation process for our special exhibition, Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie. Learn about the variety of considerations that go into bringing a show to fruition, including working with the artists and troubleshooting conservation issues, and hear behind-the-scenes stories from the days leading up to opening night.  

Please note: tickets for the panel discussion do not include exhibition access. Please book Member Preview tickets as well if you plan to view Person of the Crowd before or after the panel.

Friday, February 24
11 am–12 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Members only; free reservations required.

Register online or call 215.278.7200.

Person of the Crowd opening party

Break out your top hats and beaded dresses for our Person of the Crowd opening party! Come decked out in your best historical or contemporary dandy attire, check out the exhibition, and look for the strolling performers.

Friday, February 24
6–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $25; members $20; college students free with valid ID (walk-up only)

Register online or call 215.278.7200

A page from an old choir book

Resounding Voices Choral Series: Vigilia

Resounding Voices is a new free choral series showcasing vocal traditions from around the world on Sunday afternoons, alternating with the Solo Series. Guest conductor Robert Whalen leads the talented Philadelphia Voices in this inaugural program featuring a complete performance of Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara’s stunning Vigilia for a cappella choir. At once peaceful and awe-inspiring, Vigilia is a beautiful and apt beginning to the Resounding Voices Choral Series.

Sunday, February 26
3–4:15 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free

ensemble

Premier tour: A Closer Look

Intimate 90-minute tours with a docent when the collection is closed to the public; includes private access to the Barnes Shop from 1-4 pm.

Gain insight into masterpieces in the collection, spend time analyzing the Barnes's ensemble arrangements, and learn about the educational beginnings of the Foundation.

 

 

Tuesday, February 28
4–5:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $60; members $30

To book, go to the ticketing calendar and choose a Tuesday.