Programs: Calendar December 2014

Barnes Foundation
members only

William Glackens docent talks

Albert Barnes and William Glackens: A Friendship

Learn about the many aspects of William Glackens and his impact on modernist painting in America.

December 19, 2014
noon–12:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Members free

Includes collection and exhibition admission.

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

pj tour

ARTime Pajama Tour

Homecoming
Hunt for homes of all sorts. For ages 2–5; wear your pajamas!

December 19, 2014
6–6:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Included with Collection Gallery admission on a space-available basis: free with admission, free for members. Reservations required.

Reserve your general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

artsee

ArtSee Activities: Going Home

There’s no place like home. In honor of Maurice Utrillo’s birthday, take a look at his paintings: he liked to paint the houses and streets of his neighborhood. Craft a home-for-the-holidays bag and design your own town or country dream home.

December 19, 2014
5–7 pm (drop-in) 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia Treasures through Stories and Songs

Join us for an evening steeped in the rich history of Philadelphia artistic traditions. Smooth jazz sets the stage as you mix and mingle and enjoy Philadelphia’s treasures, including the Orpheus Club, a men’s singing group. The evening includes a short talk on another Philadelphia treasure, artist William Glackens. The Barnes Foundation’s William Glackens includes more than 90 of the artist’s paintings and works on paper from some of America's finest private and public collections. Includes collection access. 

Program
6:00–6:30 pm  jazz
6:30–6:50 pm  Glackens talk
6:50–7:15 pm  Orpheus Club performance
7:20–8:00 pm  jazz

December 19, 2014
6–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $25; members free

Collection and exhibition admission included.

Book general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

artsee

ArtSee Activities: Going Home

There’s no place like home. In honor of Maurice Utrillo’s birthday, take a look at his paintings: he liked to paint the houses and streets of his neighborhood. Craft a home-for-the-holidays bag and design your own town or country dream home.

December 20, 2014
11 am–1 pm (drop-in) 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

artsee

ArtSee Activities: Going Home

There’s no place like home. In honor of Maurice Utrillo’s birthday, take a look at his paintings: he liked to paint the houses and streets of his neighborhood. Craft a home-for-the-holidays bag and design your own town or country dream home.

December 21, 2014
1–3 pm (drop-in) 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

monet

Premier Tour: Parisian Moderns

In the early 20th century, Paris was a center of artistic innovation. A wave of artists of all nationalities, including Picasso, Modigliani, de Chirico, Soutine, and Miró, gravitated to the French capital. View important works by these artists who believed that Paris was the place to be.

This intimate 90-minute tour is on a day the collection is closed to the public. Includes private access to the Barnes Shop.

December 23, 2014
4–5:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $60; members $30

Register online or call 215.278.7200.

ensemble

Premier Tour: A Closer Look

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

This intimate 90-minute tour is on a day the collection is closed to the public. Includes private access to the Barnes Shop.

December 23, 2014
4–5:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $60; members $30

Register online or call 215.278.7200.