Programs: Calendar June 2014

members only

Close Observation: Matisse in the Conservation Studio

Preview Matisse in the Barnes Foundation, the first authoritative publication on the Foundation’s 59 Matisses, and enjoy the rare opportunity to study them up close in the conservation studio.

July 29, 2014
Noon–1 pm and 6–7:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Circles $2,500 and above.

Reservations required: 215.278.7110 or

members only

Willem de Kooning: Encountering Soutine at the Barnes

Join Judith Zilczer, curator emerita of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, for a lecture about de Kooning’s visit to the Barnes in the summer of 1952, where he first saw the art of Chaim Soutine. Learn about this inspiration and the series of Woman paintings that de Kooning did soon after his visit.

September 28, 2014
2–3 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Members free. Reservations required.

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.