Circles members are invited to enjoy a series of exclusive programs and events, including special tours, conversations with curators and scholars, and premier access to the Barnes conservation studio and archives. Available to Benefactor's Circle ($50,000) members, Chairman’s Circle members ($25,000), Leadership Circle members ($15,000), Director’s Circle members ($10,000), Circle Patrons ($5,000), Circle Supporters ($2,500), and Circle members ($1,250).
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie tour with Thom Collins
Tuesday, May 2, 6–7 pm
Join Thom Collins, executive director and president, for a private tour of the exhibition.
Director’s Circle Dinner
Monday, June 12
Members of the Director’s Circle level and above are invited to an exclusive dinner in celebration of their leadership support. For information about upgrading your membership to Director’s Circle, call 215.278.7110.
Preview of Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders
Friday, June 30
Enjoy a breakfast preview of our new exhibition followed by a conversation between the artist and Sylvie Patry, deputy director for collections and exhibitions and Gund Family Chief Curator, moderated by Thom Collins, executive director and president.
Private Circles Tour
Wednesday, July 12, 2–3 pm
Meet our new assistant curator, Cindy Kang, as she leads a tour of the collection with a focus on Van Gogh.
Envisioning a New Visitor Experience
Wednesday, September 27, 6–8 pm
Join Shelley Bernstein, deputy director for digital initiatives and chief experience officer, for an engaging discussion about her current and upcoming projects. Learn about a trial program replacing the audio guide with a wearable watch; plans to make entrance to and navigation through the Barnes an ideal experience for visitors; and ways in which the Barnes plans to grow its audience to be more reflective of Philadelphia. Reception follows.
Dates are subject to change. Space is limited; RSVP required for all events.
Circles line: 215.278.7110
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