Programs: Calendar July 2017

Barnes Arboretum

Arboretum Tour

Get a glimpse into the lives of Dr. and Mrs. Barnes at their original estate and garden in Merion. Learn about the rare plants assembled by Mrs. Barnes over a span of 40 years and enjoy the collection of roses, peonies, lilacs, ferns, and numerous rare specimen trees.

 

Sunday, July 23
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion, PA 19066 $10; members free

Call 215.278.7200 to reserve tickets.

Ratatouille

Film. Ratatouille

Directed by Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava, 2007. 111 min.

When fate pushes Remy the rat into the city of Paris, he discovers his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau, and a chance to pursue his own lifelong dream of becoming one of the greatest chefs in history. Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy at Gusteau’s restaurant, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents.  

Monday, July 24
7–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $14; members and students $7

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

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, 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, July 25
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.

Maurice Prendergast, Rocks, Waves and Figures
members only

Meet Your Masterpiece tour, The Prendergast Brothers

The paintings of Maurice and Charles Prendergast were influenced by both post-impressionism and folk art, two of Dr. Barnes’s greatest areas of interest. Learn about the brothers’ sources of inspiration, unique painting techniques, and lifelong influence on one another. 

Wednesday, July 26
2–3 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Members only; free reservations required; space is limited

Sold out.

Jordan Dodson

Solo Series: Resonance with Jordan Dodson, guitar

Classical guitarist Jordan Dodson presents Resonance,a tour-de-force program featuring world-premiere performances of Stand Still Here by Jenny Beck and North Star by Mark Yodice. The program also includes Dai Fujikura’s turbulent but dreamy Chance Monsoon (2014); Luciano Berio’s modern classic Sequenza XI (1987–88); legendary Cuban guitarist-composer Leo Brouwer’s newest sonata, Ars Combinatoria (2013); and Sonata L. 483 by Domenico Scarlatti.

Audience members are invited to spend time in the Barnes's special exhibition gallery prior to the concert.

 

For an interview with classical guitarist Jordan Dodson about Resonance, tune into VERSO, our new behind-the-scenes podcast series!

Subscribe to VERSO by searching for "Barnes Foundation" on iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast app. 

 

Thursday, July 27
Exhibition access: 6:30–8 pm; Concert: 8–9:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $30; members $20; students $10

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Barnes Arboretum

Arboretum Tour

Get a glimpse into the lives of Dr. and Mrs. Barnes at their original estate and garden in Merion. Learn about the rare plants assembled by Mrs. Barnes over a span of 40 years and enjoy the collection of roses, peonies, lilacs, ferns, and numerous rare specimen trees.

 

Saturday, July 29
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion, PA 19066 $10; members free

Call 215.278.7200 to reserve tickets.

Barnes Arboretum

Arboretum Tour

Get a glimpse into the lives of Dr. and Mrs. Barnes at their original estate and garden in Merion. Learn about the rare plants assembled by Mrs. Barnes over a span of 40 years and enjoy the collection of roses, peonies, lilacs, ferns, and numerous rare specimen trees.

 

Sunday, July 30
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion, PA 19066 $10; members free

Call 215.278.7200 to reserve tickets.