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In 2017 several major North American art museums are celebrating the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s (1840–1917) death with traveling exhibitions, permanent collection installations, and a robust program of educational activities.
The Barnes Foundation to Launch Three New Musical Performance Series Inspired by Dr. Barnes's Philosophy
This year, the Barnes Foundation will launch three new musical performance series.
Today, the Barnes Foundation announced that it will begin construction this month on a 4,000-square-foot addition to the Philadelphia campus.
The Barnes Foundation presents Unbounded Histories, a new site-specific project by Philadelphia artist Andrea Hornick and the first “sound intervention” in the Collection Gallery.
Major City-Wide Exhibition Examines US and International Artists' Engagement with the Public Space and the Urban Experience from Midcentury to Present Day
In February 2017, the Barnes Foundation will present Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, an exhibition featuring the work of more than 50 U.S. and international artists who have taken to the street throughout the post-war period to speak to issues as diverse as gentrification, gender politics, globalization, racism, and homelessness.
Building on Dr. Albert C. Barnes's groundbreaking approach to teaching visual literacy, the Barnes Foundation announced today an expansion of its pioneering education program for adults.
The Barnes Foundation and Ars Nova Workshop Present Room 21, A Site-Specific Musical Performance by Jace Clayton
Composer Jace Clayton kicks off the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival on Friday, September 9, with the debut of Room 21, a site-specific hour-long musical piece.
The Barnes Foundation and Weckerly's Ice Cream Announce Special Summer Ice Cream Sandwich Inspired by Barnes Collection
The Barnes Foundation and Weckerly's Ice Cream, the Philadelphia-based micro-creamery specializing in French-style custard ice cream, have partnered to introduce the "Barnes Ensemble," a special ice cream sandwich inspired by the Barnes collection and available exclusively at a Weckerly's pop-up located on the Barnes Foundation's Philadelphia campus.
The Barnes Foundation Brings Together Leading Scholars from Across the Globe for Sweeping Discussion of New Research on Matisse
In an unprecedented symposium exploring Henri Matisse’s life and work, the Barnes Foundation, home to one of the largest and most important holdings of Matisse in the world, will convene leading international scholars to share new research and insights on the artist.
The Barnes Foundation to Survey Scenes of French Life Through the Lens of Iconic Photographers, 1890–1950
In its first-ever photography exhibition, the Barnes Foundation is presenting over 170 vintage photographs that capture the spirit of France in the late 19th- to mid-20th century, a period of rapid transformation in every aspect of daily life.