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Come to the Barnes, or we’ll come to you. Our programs will nourish your students’ imaginations and serve your curricular goals.


The Summer Teacher Institute will not be offered in 2020. New online learning opportunities for teachers are coming soon. Sign up for emails to stay informed.

Summer Teacher Institute 2020:
Tradition, Challenge, and Change

July 20 – 23, 9am – 3:30pm
$330; members $300
Optional Act 48 credit included in price
Graduate credit available for additional fee

Free Sundays for Educators

On Sundays, the Barnes offers free general admission to K–12 educators working in the School District of Philadelphia or Philadelphia parochial schools. Tickets can be redeemed on-site only, by presenting a valid school-issued ID. Limit one ticket per educator. This benefit is made possible by an anonymous donor.