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August 2014 events

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ArtSee Activities: Picnic on the Parkway

With Cézanne’s apples and other tasty treats to spur the imagination, it’s time to picnic on the parkway! Follow your muse to create a picnic placemat, draw a foodie-delight still life, and embellish a picnic bag. The new Solving Still Life gallery kit adds to the excitement.

August 17, 2014
1–3 pm (drop-in) 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

When you arrive, pick up your free program tickets on-site to access the activities. Collection Gallery admission is not included.

nibble nibble

ARTime Storytime: Nibble Nibble

By Margaret Wise Brown

Delightful poems and charming illustrations capture the whimsy of bunnies at play and inspire an amusing animal picnic project.

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

August 21, 2014
10:30–11 am & 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

Space is limited, reserve your free tickets online. Please select a time: 10:30 am or 11:30 am.
Collection Gallery admission is not included.

Barnes Foundation

The Experiment in Education

For 90 years, the Barnes has fulfilled a mission to promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts. Blake Bradford, Bernard C. Watson Director of Education, discusses the history and transformative effect of education at the Barnes.

August 22, 2014
11 am–1 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $10; members free

Collection admission not included.

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 22, 2014
11 am–noon 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 22, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 23, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 23, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 24, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 24, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

nibble nibble

ARTime Storytime: Nibble Nibble

By Margaret Wise Brown

Delightful poems and charming illustrations capture the whimsy of bunnies at play and inspire an amusing animal picnic project.

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

August 28, 2014
10:30–11 am & 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

Space is limited, reserve your free tickets online. Please select a time: 10:30 am or 11:30 am.
Collection Gallery admission is not included.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 29, 2014
11 am–noon 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 29, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 30, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 30, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Cezanne card players

Apples, Bathers, Card Players: ABCs of Cézanne

With an unprecedented 90+ Cézanne works on view, you’ll gain new insight into the Master of Aix. Your docent-led tour begins with a chronological sweep of the exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne. Then, explore masterpieces by Cézanne in the Barnes collection, including The Large Bathers, Mont Sainte-Victoire, and The Card Players. Includes collection access after the tour.

August 31, 2014
11:30 am–12:45 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $45; members $22

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

August 31, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

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