Programs: Calendar July 2016

Gospel Lunch

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 

Sunday, July 31
12:30–3:30pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Concert: free. Lunch: $30; members $28. With collection access: $50; members $28

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.

Barnes Arboretum

Barnes Arboretum Tour July 31

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.

Sunday, July 31
1–2 pm Barnes Arboretum, 300 N. Latch’s Lane, Merion, PA 19066 $10; members $8

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.