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Membership Benefits

  • Complimentary admission, with reservations
  • Priority access to tickets
  • Member-only programs
  • Previews of special exhibitions
  • 50% discount on guided tours of the collection
  • 10% discount in the coffee bar, the Garden Restaurant, and the shop
  • 10% discount on all classes and workshops
  • 20% discount on public programs
  • 20% discount on parking whenever you visit
  • Discount on Premium Admission
  • Monthly e-newsletter

Please select a membership type

General membership benefits for one adult, plus

  • Advance reservations are required
  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes
  • Quarterly calendar of events

General membership benefits for two adults and for all children aged 18 and under in your household, plus

  • Advance reservations are required
  • Two Collection Gallery guest passes
  • Quarterly calendar of events

Contributor benefits, plus:

  • Guaranteed admission upon arrival, without reservations
  • Two additional guest passes (4 total)
  • Invitation to an annual Supporter opening event
  • Free admission to select public programs

Supporter benefits, plus

  • Two additional free guest passes (6)
  • Two free tickets to a premier tour each year
  • Invitation to one Circles reception each year

Please choose an option

Book Tickets

Book Tickets

The best way to experience the Barnes collection is with a guided tour.
Curate your own Barnes experience and delve deeper into the collection with one of our specially trained docents during an intimate Premier tour or a daily collection tour. Book your tour today.

Premier tours are intimate 90-minute tours with a specially trained docent on Tuesdays, when the collection is closed to the public. Premier tours include private access to the Barnes Shop. To book a Premier tour, please choose a Tuesday date on the calendar below.

Daily collection tours are hour-long explorations of the masterworks and Dr. Barnes’s display methods. Look for the blue triangles on the calendar below to check tour availability and to book tours.

Family tours show you the sights in new ways on an interactive guided exploration of the Collection Gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required. See upcoming tours and book online.

Group tours are available for groups of 15 or more. Learn about the different ways to enhance your visit and reserve online.

Artist and themed tours will speak to your interests. Visit our programs page to learn more.

Docent-led private tours are available for groups of up to six people on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 11 am or 2 pm. Contact reserve@barnesfoundation.org to learn more.


 

Nari Ward: Sun Splashed
June 24–August 22, 2016
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Live and Life Will Give You Pictures: Masterworks of French Photography, 1890 – 1950
October 8, 2016–January 9, 2017
Learn more

 

Join us on First Fridays! for collection access, cocktails, live music, and enlightening talks on the first Friday of each month.

First Friday! Affairs of the Art
February 5

First Friday! Bodies in Bloom: The Art of American Dance
March 4

Collection

Tours

The best way to experience the Barnes collection is with a guided tour.
Curate your own Barnes experience and delve deeper into the collection with one of our specially trained docents during an intimate Premier tour or a daily collection tour. Book your tour today.

Premier tours are intimate 90-minute tours with a specially trained docent on Tuesdays, when the collection is closed to the public. Premier tours include private access to the Barnes Shop. To book a Premier tour, please choose a Tuesday date on the calendar below.

Daily collection tours are hour-long explorations of the masterworks and Dr. Barnes’s display methods. Look for the blue triangles on the calendar below to check tour availability and to book tours.

Family tours show you the sights in new ways on an interactive guided exploration of the Collection Gallery. Collection admission included; reservations required. See upcoming tours and book online.

Group tours are available for groups of 15 or more. Learn about the different ways to enhance your visit and reserve online.

Artist and themed tours will speak to your interests. Visit our programs page to learn more.

Docent-led private tours are available for groups of up to six people on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 11 am or 2 pm. Contact reserve@barnesfoundation.org to learn more.


 

Exhibitions

Nari Ward: Sun Splashed
June 24–August 22, 2016
Learn more

Live and Life Will Give You Pictures: Masterworks of French Photography, 1890 – 1950
October 8, 2016–January 9, 2017
Learn more

 

First Friday!

Join us on First Fridays! for collection access, cocktails, live music, and enlightening talks on the first Friday of each month.

First Friday! Affairs of the Art
February 5

First Friday! Bodies in Bloom: The Art of American Dance
March 4

 

Tickets can be purchased on site, online, or by phone.

On site: Walk-up tickets are available daily during the hours we are open.

Online: Book online below to ensure your preferred date and time are available. International guests experiencing problems with online reservations should e-mail reserve@barnesfoundation.org.

By phone: Call 215.278.7200 between 10 am and 4 pm daily.

Tickets are valid only for the date printed and are non-refundable.

Not sure when you plan to arrive? Anytime tickets provide you anytime access to our legendary collection. 

Enhance your visit with a free audio guide available for download from your mobile device or by request at the gallery entrance. We look forward to your visit!

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