Programs: Calendar February 2014

ArtSee Activities: Garden of Delight

ArtSee Activities: Garden of Delight

Find your inner horticulturist! Brought to you by Édouard Manet and other artists, paintings of magical gardens inspire your vibrant garden bags, sun-drenched garden landscapes, and fashionable flowers. 

Sunday, April 2
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.

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, April 9
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.

The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

ARTime Storytime: The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

by Laurence Anholt

Julie lives in Paris, but she longs to walk in a beautiful country garden. When her mother takes her on a visit to rural France, Julie discovers a beautiful garden and befriends the man she believes is the gardener. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!).

Thursday, April 13
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.

A Blue Butterfly

ARTime Storytime: A Blue Butterfly

by Bijou Le Tord

In a garden of spectacular beauty in France, Claude Monet paints magnificent flowers. Best for children aged 2–5 and their caregivers (everyone needs a ticket!).

Thursday, April 20
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.

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 Jensen 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.