Programs: Calendar June 2014

Barnes Foundation
members only

New member welcome

The Barnes Foundation, a multifaceted collection with a com­plex history, deserves an introduction. Learn about the founders, their collection, and their educational experiment. Plus, tips to make sure you’re getting the most from your membership.

February 21, 2015
11 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Members free

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Matisse, seated riffian
members only

“No Thanks!” The Art that Dr. Barnes Didn’t Buy

Why did Dr. Barnes choose not to buy Van Gogh’s Starry Night? Did he really want to trade away Matisse’s Seated Riffian? Archivist Barbara Beaucar offers insight into these collecting choices.

March 11, 2015
11 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Members free

Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.