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The Barnes Foundation today announced the appointment of Barbara Wong to the newly created position of director of community engagement.

The Barnes Foundation today announced the appointment of Cindy Kang as assistant curator—the first assistant curator in the Foundation’s history. 

In February 2017, the Barnes will present 2 x 4: An Innovation Forum at the Barnes Foundation.

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. 

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.

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.

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.