Programs: Calendar April 2013

ArtSee Activities: Art Parts

ArtSee Activities: Art Parts

What do you collect? How do you arrange your belongings? This month we explore three art parts projects that have you constructing new art, designing an amazing art gallery, and collaging your very own bag.

Sunday, May 7
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free drop-in for all ages.

Visit the galleries with a Free First Sunday ticket.

The Ear Book

ARTime Storytime: The Ear Book

by Al Perkins

A boy and his dog listen to the world around them. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!).

Thursday, May 11
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free; reservations required.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: Highlights

Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist.

Sunday, May 14
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free with gallery admission. Reservations required.

Second Sunday of each month

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Mousterpiece

ARTime Storytime: Mousterpiece

by Jane Breskin Zalben

Join Janson the mouse in discovering the art of Picasso, Matisse, and others, then frame your own mousterpiece. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!).

Thursday, May 18
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free; reservations required.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: Highlights

Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist. 

 

Sunday, May 21
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Collection admission included; reservations required.

Third Sunday of each month

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

ArtSee Activities: Lush Landscapes

ArtSee Activities: Lush Landscapes

Enter the whimsical world of landscapes. Make a pop-up garden, a picturesque painting, and a landscape bag.

Sunday, June 4
1–4 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free drop-in for all ages.

Visit the galleries with a Free First Sunday ticket.

In the Garden with Van Gogh

ARTime Storytime: In the Garden with Van Gogh

by Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober

Visit the country with Vincent Van Gogh. Make your own sunny sunflower! Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!).

Thursday, June 8
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: Highlights

Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist.

Sunday, June 11
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Collection admission included; reservations required.

Second Sunday of each month

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Count Monet's Lilies

ARTime Storytime: Count Monet’s Lilies

by Julie Appel and Amy Guglielmo

Step into Monet’s garden and count the lilies one by one. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!). 

Thursday, June 15
10:30–11 am and 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Free; reservations required.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Family Tour: ArtSee Highlights

Family Tour: Highlights

Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist.  

Sunday, June 18
2:30–3:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Collection admission included; reservations required.

Third Sunday of each month

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.