Programs: Calendar

Tania Bruguera

Lecture. Tania Bruguera, How to Transform Affect into Political Effectiveness

Tania Bruguera addresses issues of power and control through her often controversial performances and installations. Hear Bruguera discuss her work, including the moving performance piece featured in the exhibition. 

 

"How can art really influence politics?" Click here to see more from Tania Bruguera.

Wednesday, May 3
6:30–7:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $18; members and students $9

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Ayana Evans

Barnes open house: #Personofthecrowd

Meet up at the Barnes for free after-hours access to Person of the Crowd! Wearing her signature neon-yellow zebra-patterned bodysuit and high heels, performance artist Ayana Evans hosts an interactive food performance for randomly selected visitors.

Wednesday, May 10
5–8 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free walk-up; exhibition access only

STAMP

STAMP teen party

Co-sponsored by STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly), this event for high-school students offers food, music, and free admission to Person of the Crowd. Artist Man Bartlett discusses his new exhibition-related video project created with students from Overbrook and Central high schools.

 

 

 

Thursday, May 11
3:30–5:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.

Mohamed Bourouissa's Horse Day

Member previews of Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders

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

Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30
Noon–5 pm and 11 am–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Members only

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.

 

Mohamed Bourouissa's Horse Day

Opening of Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders

Join us in celebrating Bourouissa’s first major solo exhibition in Philadelphia, featuring approximately 85 works, including drawings, photos, costumes, and sculptures, and a video. Many of the works relate to his 2014 project, which focused on a North Philadelphia community’s efforts at neighborhood revitalization via a horseback riding event. 

Friday, June 30
6–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $25; members $20

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.